Category Archives: Management

Musings on management and leadership

What Goodbye Parties Tell You about a Company

Once I worked for a company that didn’t give goodbye parties. In one of my first weeks, another employee left and I asked my boss, “aren’t we going to do lunch or something to send her off?” The reply was … Continue reading

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Middleton Bike Race Gets Me Out Of Bed

I’m constantly preaching to friends, family and clients to, as the big boys at Nike say, “just do it.”  That’s pretty much my attitude in all things…I mean, life is short, business competition is tough, and you don’t get a … Continue reading

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You are the company you keep.

I just can’t say enough good things about my new gig at SLM Technology, LLC, aka SoLoMo. Of course, it’s wonderful to have a beautiful office space and great view in a hip downtown location. But one can easily have … Continue reading

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I’m down with IPP: Intern Protection Program

Yesterday I was a guest speaker at a Business Acumen workshop, hosted by TomoTherapy and run by Bioforward. The topic was Social Media and Your Business and I think, all-in-all, it went pretty well. That is, if you don’t count … Continue reading

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What’s your interview style? A case for conversation.

This week, I’ve been interviewing candidates for a graphic artist position for both my consulting company and for a new role/business venture (official details coming soon). Because I’ve been freelancing for several years, it’s been a while since I’ve conducted … Continue reading

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Take me to the Spirit in the sky? Epic marketing fail.

My Facebook friends are all too familiar with my latest travels because I: Posted, nay,  bragged about the amazing place my husband and I stayed in the Bahamas (probably to the annoyance of our friends), and I detailed the really … Continue reading

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The hitch in my bitch. People are doing the best they can.

Thanks to those who commented both on and offline to my latest post about how some bosses attempt to motivate their employees through fear and intimidation. Because of the number of emails I received, I can tell you that this … Continue reading

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