Well, the easy answer would be to say that my position was eliminated (i.e. I was laid off), and I never looked back.  But the reality is, I stayed around corporate IT for a few years after that.  It wasn’t until a year or two later that I began gettingRead More →

Last year at this time I was at the beginning of a new stage of my career.  After an unexpected layoff and the first time not being employeed in nearly a quarter-century, I found myself in an unfamiliar place.  I had spent my entire career working in IT shops ofRead More →

Some leaders take action on very little direction, while others seem to never have enough to make a decision.

“It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn’t matter who gets the credit.” I don’t know who is responsible for this quote.  Some say Abraham Lincoln, others refer to a similar quote made by Ronald Reagan, and still others attribute it to some guy named “anonymous”. ThisRead More →