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This is my 50th published blog post. Not quite a major achievement, but considering the average length of these posts, I can safely say that 50,000+ words is quite a lot of writing. This post marks a milestone in my development. Since starting this blog my career has improved, my relationships have improved, and my……
Into my third week as a Project Manager I’ve already learned that everything, and I mean everything, has a cost. By no means have I only just stumbled across this massive lesson of life. No, I’ve had to learn this lesson over and over with each new chapter. Each instance shows me some new way……
As a kid, I stayed at a Howard Johnson’s Motel with my family. I was fascinated with the entire operation and started asking the Manager tons of questions and eventually followed him around. One thing that stuck with me after all these years was how he would “walk the grounds” of the motel at least twice per day. With his own eyes and ears, he was able to keep tabs on a large operation and…
For three weeks I’ve missed publishing a post. I’ve written them, but I have not published a single one. It might be because they all involve some level of emotional processing based on recent events with protesting, race, or disease. It could also be due to the lack of progress I see with the blog……
During our Monday meeting this week, Kevin O’Keefe asked, “what do we like?“ This question was asked in part from a SLACK discussion the previous week; a few of us were giving our take on a publishing platform’s new features. The tone was more critical or cynical. His challenge to us was to focus on what was good, what we should be doing as a company, and the positives we can glean and apply.…
Lately, I’ve been thinking about problem solving strategies and how others go about them. LexBlog has implemented their #Blog4Good campaign, an attempt to collect and disseminate much needed legal information during this critical time. There have been a slew of technical and conceptual issues surrounding implementation. I’ve been given a very specific, very focused, part……
My first real job was working for a corporate collections agency. While my role was related to managing the office, print design/advertising needs, the company website, and intranet (remember those). I did learn much from watching the collections personal as they engaged business that owed our clients money. One such skill was their note-taking as they entered call information into our UNIX collection system.…