Category Archives: leadership

What Situations Should You Handle in Person?

It’s been a while since I covered situations that should be handled in person vs. some form of remote technology, but the topic remains relevant as our technological toys continue to multiply and take over more of our lives. I’m … Continue reading

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Soft Skills for Being a Team Player

This blog is in response to a survey comment. I got some great responses recently, and I’d especially like to thank Nevin in Ireland for some great topic suggestions! His specific question was, “What personal skills you should develop to … Continue reading

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How to Give Advice Without Being a Jerk About It

I have mixed results with giving advice. Sometimes I get a sincere thank-you, sometimes I never hear from the individual again, leaving me to wonder if it was what I said or how I said it. This is obviously not … Continue reading

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What Kind of Leader Do You Want

While I’m pretty certain that regular readers can guess who I’m voting for based on previous posts, I do not intend to write any sort of “endorsement” post on the day before the election. (And really, can you see any … Continue reading

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Work Lessons from Baseball

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a Chicago Cubs fan. This has been a good year to watch, as they’ve had a spectacular season (103-58, thank you very much), and have just won the National League Divisional Series. Winning teams are fun to watch because … Continue reading

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