Archive for October, 2012

Mr. Owen’s Lesson: The Irresponsibility Tax

October 30, 2012 10 Comments
Mr. Owen’s Lesson: The Irresponsibility Tax

On my first day of high school, I found myself in the history class of Mr. Robert Owen. Like many of my peers, the start of high school for me was a mix of insecurity, anxiety, and excitement. I must have been a little too excited, because 10 minutes into class I found myself in [...]

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Why Leaders Need To Be LinkedIn

October 25, 2012 8 Comments
Why Leaders Need To Be LinkedIn

LinkedIn NV State SHRM Conference from Bret Simmons I am presenting today to the Nevada State Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference in Reno. I am co-presenting in a session on using LinkedIn for recruiting talent. My role is to explain what LinkedIn is, why it is important, and what a good profile looks [...]

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Lead From Anywhere

October 17, 2012 2 Comments
Lead From Anywhere

Lead From Anywhere from Bret Simmons I have the honor of speaking today to the Project Management Community at Microsoft Licensing in Reno, Nevada. They are interested in helping their project managers better understand how to lead from anywhere. I’m going to attempt to explain why and how people can and should exhibit leadership behaviors [...]

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