Path to Success – So Far So Good

Happy Holidays and best wishes for 2016!  Although expanding your connections on linkedin is a great way to gain exposure, it’s important to know who you are connected with.   So I’d like to share with you a summary of our year in business as a small consulting...

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Defeating the worst enemy of IT Projects

Why do IT Projects Fail? 10 years, 6 dozen reports, and 1 common enemy year in and year out for the large scale IT project.  I've combed through volumes of data from sources including the Project Management Institute, Gartner, IBM, Harvard Business Review, Forbes -...

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Thank You Letters – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

For any 1 position, there are at least 5 other people interviewing. How will you stand out from the competition? Last year, we wrote a post about Not Blowing Your Last Impression - the "Thank You" letter. Now, we have put together a few tips to have a great Thank You...

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To delight customers, delight your employees first

Customer Experience is exploding as a huge discipline.  To delight customers, you first have to delight your employees. This week, Starbucks announced that they are offering employees college tuition. Like many, my morning routine consists of heading to the local...

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Are Tattoos Still Taboo?

Last week I overheard a conversation in which a lady who works in HR told a bartender that since he has visible tattoos, he will never get a job. That made me think, will your appearance determine if you will get hired or not? Is there still a negative mindset against...

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