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Archive for the ‘Value’ Category

It’s not just who you know, it’s what you can offer

Today I found myself reflecting on all the great people I’ve met, the conversations I’ve had, and the opportunities that have come my way this year. And in this reflection I clearly saw a pattern emerge. Networking matters. I know, I know. You are saying to yourself, self, not another damn post on the value […]

Is there value?

Okay, here’s a little thought experiment for all of you darling readers out there. Here’s the situation: Company A outsources many HR functions to Company B. Company B not only uses it’s own employees to perform these functions, they themselves outsource certain functions to India or partners with other companies that outsource to India. Now, […]

Advice for Minions: Don’t be a red shirt.

You don’t want to be a red shirt. Red shirts don’t have names. Red shirts don’t get the cool minion tasks. Red shirts don’t save the day or get the girl (or guy). Red shirts die within the first five minutes of any mission. I repeat: You do not want to be a red shirt. […]