Category Archives: Notes

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The Thing About Job Titles

Do job titles matter? It depends on whom you ask. Most people fall into two categories: Those who value a title more than anything else, and those who don’t care what they’re called. As a former coworker once said to me, “They can call me

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Are You Management Material?

I studied management science in college. My expectation after graduating was to obtain a management position after a few years in a globally recognized firm. No one told me how to manage my career path, but many of the classes I took in business school

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Too Late To Say Thank You

My career didn’t really get moving until someone I knew took a chance on me.  This person was an executive for a global financial services firm.  He had a job opening in one of his departments and he wanted me to fill it.  I was