Managing Your Default Settings

It’s reassuring to know that when I turn on my PC each morning, it automatically runs its start-up scripts in the background; consistently loading my default settings for optimal performance. As people get older, they don’t necessarily wake up this way each morning. Several years ago, it occurred to me that I could design my […]

The Contrarian Approach to Career Planning

“A contrarian is a person who takes up a contrary position, a person who seems to be “contrary for the sake of being contrary,” especially a position that is opposed to that of the majority, regardless of how unpopular it may be.” – Wikipedia  The way most managers and executives develop their career is not very strategic. […]