Career Tips

Nobody marries with a divorce in mind.  Yet 50% of marriages end up in divorce. Things will go south at a client. There will be disagreements. Passionate fights on the custody of blame. They seldom end well, do they? Sometimes it is vital to amputate a limp before the gangrene in it festers all body. […]

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Are you at the right company? Quick Jump Are you at the right company?Flag #1: If your career plan doesn’t fit company’s plan for YOU, it is the writing on the wall. Flag #2: You aren’t learning Flag #3: Company’s strategy is in conflict with your career aspirationsFlag #4: You aren’t surrounded by top performers Flag #5: Culture […]

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Is the eternal seach of information harmful?There was once an old master in karate, talking wisdom into his pupil.- My dear pupil, have you seen the gulls flying by the setting sun and their wings seeming like flames?- Yes, my master, I have.- And a waterfall, spilling mightily over the stones without taking anything out […]

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Going from employee to self-employed is a life-altering decision. Consequently, it is crucial to understand the benefits and losses. Should Everybody Become Self-Employed? I am a big proponent of the idea “everybody who has the skills and experience to become self-employed”. However, this is an honest comparison with the true upsides and downsides. Everybody’s story […]

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I just jumped off of a coaching call with a client. She’s a successful PM and has an excellent track record of delivery. A true gem. Her company informed her two weeks ago that they can’t afford her salary anymore. She became too expensive. Would she be interested in becoming an independent? What did I […]

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The Impossible Question I had the opportunity to work with many companies in my 15 + years of management consultancy experience in IT, ranging from startups to Fortune 500 industry giants. Despite being unique in every other way, they all had this profile in each one of them, without fail: Let’s call him Jon. Jon [...]

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