Inspiration

My Worst Moment, The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

Change is inevitable.  More often than not, it happens so gradually that we don’t notice it all. Other times, it has a nasty habit of showing up without permission or notice. It rains on us before we even realize there’s going to be a storm. The only say we get in the matter is in the choices we make in the face of these changes. It is in those choices that we shape ourselves.

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How Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Have Shaped My Career in Tech

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis recently came out with a new album, This Unruly Mess I’ve Made. While they may seem new, they’ve actually been doing their hip hop duo thing since 2008. They’ve accomplished some amazing things since then: like being the first independent artists to hit #1 in the Billboard Top 100 since 1994. And did you know that they have their own record label, Macklemore, LLC?

That’s pretty cool, but what does this have to do with my career in technology? (more…)

The 3-Part Secret to Becoming the Leader You’ve Always Aspired to Be

Do you ever question your own ability to step up and become a leader?

Recently I had a conversation with a friend who wants to move vertically within her company, and be the one who’s leading projects—not just being assigned one-off tasks. The problem is, she’s a wait-too-long-to-strike kind of person, and takes too much caution for fear of failure. (more…)

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