Imposter Syndrome – Channeling the noise for growth

An article in Harvard Business Review titled “Mentoring Someone with Imposter Syndrome” resonated with me. The article covers the topic well and offers the following main points for guidance in mentoring: Empirically challenge negative self-talk Affirm, affirm, and affirm some more Deliberately counteract stereotype threat Share your own imposter stories Continue reading Imposter Syndrome – Channeling the noise for growth

Don’t die of Innovation Indigestion!

I recently read an article from Mckinsey, by Dr. Waguih Ishak, the division vice president and chief technologist at Corning Research & Development Corporation. You can find the full article here:  https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/creating-an-innovation-culture but I am referencing a portion of this piece. I encourage you to follow the link and read Continue reading Don’t die of Innovation Indigestion!

Creating a Culture of Innovation

The idea of creating a culture of innovation in the workplace is not new, but it seems to be a recurring theme in the enterprise across industries. The Harvard Business Review has a short article on this topic with the following three points, that I would like to expand a Continue reading Creating a Culture of Innovation

Continuous Learning, using LinkedIn Learning and other on-line tools to maximize your down time value.

I am by nature, a continuous learner. My company recently provided us with LinkedIn Learning account access, which is the former Lynda.com resource. I have found it to be a great resource for my appetite for learning new things, and a good way to get additional value out of my Continue reading Continuous Learning, using LinkedIn Learning and other on-line tools to maximize your down time value.

Business Relationship Management – the role of IT as a strategic partner

Business Relationship Management is a name for what is generally referred to as the “IT business partner”. This is a role that sits between the more traditional IT organization and the broader general population in an organization, and helps translate opportunity and need to IT solutions in the most general Continue reading Business Relationship Management – the role of IT as a strategic partner