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5 Things You Don’t Know About Gen Y | LinkedIn

5 Things You Don’t Know About Gen Y | LinkedIn. Each generation has its own quirks.  Each generation thinks that their own is the best, of course. We would do well to be wise to the differences and how to work with them, rather than fighting against them. Related posts:

5 Things I Am Grateful For

I have been given many gifts in this life, and I am truly grateful for them.  I thought I’d start a post on 5  things I am grateful for, as a reminder to myself that I have so many things in my life that go incredibly well, even when some things are not going so…
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5 Things You Have to Unlearn to Succeed at Work | LinkedIn

5 Things You Have to Unlearn to Succeed at Work | LinkedIn. This is an interesting article on the 5 things that the author says you have to unlearn to succeed at work.  What do you think that those things should be?  I’m not sure about the gaming at work, but I have seen some…
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Be Creatively Analytical

Be Creatively Analytical

Once people get to know me, they start to realize that I’m a people watcher.  I am also extremely creative.  I spend a lot of my time trying to find new and innovative ways to approach a situation and solve problems.  That can be both really cool, or really annoying, depending on your perspective.  I…
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The Key To Success Is Practice | LinkedIn

The Key To Success Is Practice | LinkedIn. I do believe that the key to success is practice.  By learning to do things extremely well, we will get continually better at them, whether they are sports, negotiation skills, or any other business skill.     Related posts:

How to Differentiate Great Leaders from Good Leaders | LinkedIn

How to Differentiate Great Leaders from Good Leaders | LinkedIn. I thought that this article was interesting.  What’s your take on how to differentiate great leaders from good leaders?  It reinforces many of the points that I’ve previously made.  Great leaders: Are Self Aware Drive Positive Change Give Think Critically Have a dream for themselves…
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Marissa Mayer Biography – Business Insider

I just got done reading this very long, very detailed article about Marissa Mayer. Marissa Mayer Biography – Business Insider. I think that it’s worth taking the time to read and digest.  It talks about her style of leadership- analytical, and very data driven.  She wants to know the ins and outs of every decision…
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Hobbies

One thing I’ve noticed that’s a bit different between me and other people are my hobbies.  My hobbies include blogging, leading my Girl Scout Troops, sewing, building web pages, and reading.  Notice that none of those includes playing video games, or watching TV, going to movies, or even going to sporting events.  I can’t count…
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Do You Apply Your Skills?

Do you apply your skills?  Do you know when to use them, and when to lay low?  It has been a long time coming for me to learn when to use them, and when to lay low. My younger daughter is in seventh grade.  This is probably the first time she’s had to study, and…
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The Dark Side of Leadership

I think that leadership is a great thing.  I wouldn’t be working on this blog, otherwise.  Leadership can be a lot of great fun, but there is a dark side to it.  If you fail to check yourself periodically, you will be going to the dark side without realizing it.  The dark side is the…
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