The Dark Side of Achievement

I took one of those self-assessments a few years back from the Gallup organization.  This one had something to do with discovering my strengths.  Once complete, it generated my top five strength themes.  Mine were Positivity, Intellection, Learner, Developer, and Achiever. The report gave me a description of each of these themes and even offered…

Make Every Interaction Count

“I really disklike the term networking.” A colleague of mine recently uttered these words. He was responding to a discussion that a group of us were having on the topic. We were offering each other tips and tricks. Things we had tried that worked. I must say, I couldn’t blame him for how he felt…