My life changed at the Oregon Entrepreneurship Network’s Angel Oregon Conference in March of 2011.Read the article.
I’m a business school researcher, and the game has changed throughout the years. I’ve come to sympathize more with the demands and expectations placed on leadersRead the article.
The Value of Outsiders
I am a career outsider. I have never held any particular leadership position longer than two years, but that’s not uncommon in my profession. Like many of my colleagues, I am a generalist, and resist “expertise” as I see it as a potentially inhibiting label.Read the article.
Do you really know how you come across to others? If you’re anything like me, you have some image in your mind of how people see you. Sometimes, the image is slightly better than the reality.Read the article.
Imagine yourself sitting in the audience at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Fall Commencement ceremony of 2018. Five hundred students have finished their hard work and are getting their degrees, ready to start a new chapter of their lives. Every one of them has their own unique story to tell.Read the article.
The fish rots from the head, or so the saying goes.
Every person working in an organization looks to their leader for the standard, and if the leader works at a fairly low bar, the organization will surely suffer.Read the article.
In my thirties, the view from my office was one of the most breathtaking in the world. I was managing a multi-million dollar seafood restaurant in Santa Barbara, California, and the dining room overlooked the stunning beaches and harbor of this famous resort town.Read the article.
It is not often that one gets to credit her childhood problems for some of her adult achievements, but I do, and I do it often. I was frequently in trouble as a child — no surprise to those who know me. When I was younger, most of my misdeeds centered around selfishness, but as… Read more »Read the article.