You’ve Got To Give In Order To Get

What happens if you need information, resources, or just plain help and don’t have the funding or time to go hire and train someone new? Barter. Find someone at your company who has the skills to help progress your project, understand what their needs are, and see how you can help make their jobs easier. Everyone […]

Do You Ever Ask Yourself Why?

Or your supervisor? Or your friends? Or your partner/husband/wife/bf/gf? Don’t forget while you’re getting caught up in the glorious insanity that each day brings to ask why. Why are you doing this? Why are you prioritizing one project over another? Why is this so important to you? If you don’t know why, then you can’t […]

The Holidays Are Upon Us, Don’t Let the Insanity Ensue

So little time, so much to do. Frantically running around, making sure every detail is accounted for.Wait, isn’t that like every day?Don’t forget during these stressful holidays what you do every single day to retain the sanity (and if you don’t do anything, here’s a good tip for you):Every morning, take a few minutes to […]

I love a good meeting, and this is why (or, 6 Musts For A Productive Meeting)

Do you love meetings? I love meetings. Let me tell you why.I live in San Francisco. My teams are in Georgia, Texas, Kansas, Colorado, New Jersey, and all over Europe and Asia Pac. Virtual communication – email, chat, sms, web and audio meetings are my primary form of communication with my peers.You can’t get stuff […]

Return to Your Basic Instincts – Breathe In and Out, and Put One Foot in Front of the Other

This morning I woke up in a nervous flurry of thoughts. Lists started scrolling through my brain – don’t forget to do this before you do that, but oh yeah, there’s all of this stuff too. It took about 15 minutes, but I finally gave in to the most basic instinct – I closed my […]