It’s easy to time travel. It’s real and you don’t need special equipment or a modified Delorean to do it. Most of us already spend much of our waking hours doing it. Thinking about all the things we need to do in the future or how we haven’t yet achieved the job/career/relationships/accomplishments we want. So… Continue reading Time Travel
Often here people saying this statement at many of the places I’ve worked. Have definitely heard myself utter this many times to anyone who would listen. But the flaw in this statement is that it seeks outside validation to a question only we can answer. Actually, let me back up, it is a statement to… Continue reading I’m Worth More Than This.
Talking with a friend today about my days at Amazon, reminded me of a difficult dilemma I faced when thinking about my career path. Did I want to level up as an Individual Contributor or as a Manager. Managers, manage team or team members. Individual Contributors (IC) don’t manage and are more focused on doing… Continue reading Individual Contributor vs Manager
The greater the reaction to an incident, a comment, a perceived slight. The more one needs to look at what insecurity button is being pushed. There’s always a story to be told in one’s actions, words, and behavior. When you’re on the receiving end, deciphering is the hard part. And I don’t always think we… Continue reading The Greater the Reaction…
In most conversations we take part of, we aren’t listening. At least not well and not most of the time. We may not be outwardly saying anything but usually we’re planning on what we want to say. But what is the thing that most people seek most? To be heard. To be listened to. To… Continue reading Listening. Easiest and hardest thing to do.