Self Reflection and How to be a Dot Connector

In the third part of my six part series, I am reviewing what it means to be a "dot connector" and why I think it is foundational to leading and being a part of an effective team. As I did in my previous posts, I will first go through the part of the email I sent... Continue Reading →

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What it Means to Take Ownership

As I mentioned in my blog post last week, I am posting a series of self-reflection posts where I reflect back on six different "Words of wisdom" concepts I left my former team with when I departed. In part two of my six part series, we will look at what it means to take ownership.... Continue Reading →

Effectiveness

The other day I was waiting outside of a conference room for the previous meeting to end. There was a group of individuals near me waiting for another conference room. As much as I pretended like I wasn't listening, I was. Don't judge me, we were practically standing next to each other and you would... Continue Reading →

Do You Suffer from Scope or Solution Creep?

The term “scope creep” is often used in business and we all know what it is, but do we really? In my experience leading various process improvement activities or new project management initiatives, I have come across at least three different problems that are often grouped together and classified as “scope creep.” I want to... Continue Reading →

The Middle Level Leader

I recently came across the article "An Email From Elon Musk Reveals Why Managers are Always a Bad Idea" and it hit on some things that I am very passionate about, but I think it left out a different, but important, way of looking at the problem. The good news is that this article probably did what it was intended to do and that is, get me thinking. I hope my approach makes you think too, so please share your thoughts.

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