“No matter where you are in your career, you can listen to people, support them, show compassion.” Tim Sanders wrote that several years ago in one of my favorite business books, Love is the Killer App. As you might imagine, he’s collected many stories since then about situations where people have made the time to […]
So, I was going to make one of those comments about not blogging for a week, but then I looked at the calendar and realized that it’s really been over two since I’ve actually written something here (I’m not counting the automatic del.icio.us posts). Ouch. I can say though that seven days without an XBox […]
It’s been a while in coming, but I finally have a new position. Starting this morning I’m now working as an Implementation Engagement Manager for a local company, responsible for successful configuration and deployment of next generation communication systems. That basically means managing projects from the initial sale through deployment, rollout, training and transition to […]
Last spring, when gas prices were shooting skyward, everyone was writing posts, expressing their shock and disgust, and showing pictures of their local stations’ prices. Well, here we are today with the lowest prices in just over a year. According to AtlantaGasPrices.com, the last time we saw prices this low was the week of December […]
So… it would appear that I’m not the only one who doesn’t need to watch sporting events live. “TiVo the big game and take back a few hours of your life today,” writes Tim S.
When you walk in the room today — at your office, church, hobby group, poker buddies’ place, or at home — what effect do you have on the people there? As ice cools the liquid in a drink, you can change everyone’s emotional state just by adding yourself to their midst. Are you managing your […]
It’s not quite that cold here in the Atlanta area yet, but it’s supposed to be later this week. Perhaps it’s a good time to find yourself a copy of The Discovery Channel’s feature from last summer, Global Warming, What You Need to Know with Tom Brokaw. (there are other ways to watch it, not […]
It’s Friday afternoon, and Tim Sanders has some thoughts on sending work-related email on weekends. These habits can ruin weekends, drive turnover and burnout and weaken relationships. In other words, not a good idea. (Unless you’re writing to schedule a job interview with me , in which case a phone call would probably be better […]
Ah, the first – fresh new year, full of hope and opportunities. My hope plan for the new year is a new opportunity. I’m very much looking forward to new employment, a new position, to getting back to out-of-the-home productivity (and the paycheck that goes along with it). But not today. Today’s the day for […]
To all my family and friends, both online and off: May you have a healthy, happy, peaceful, productive and prosperous 2007, and may we be alive to share another day again this time next year.