This month, I chatted with client @Jamey Thom, an Operations Program Manager at Microsoft whose role requires significant collaboration across organizational boundaries. As those of you who have had similar roles know, one of the most significant challenges with this type of role is influencing others when you don’t have […]
I am thrilled to have had the opportunity to sit with one of my clients, Swati Raghunandan, who looks after Manager Capability and Learning for Microsoft India. Swati and I got together in early June to talk about her recent experience in the Challengers’ Circle, including what she learned about […]
“Return to normal” means…? Lots of us are hearing about a “return to normal” in recent days. If your “normal” before COVID-19 was a 2-hour commute and a culture of who-can-do-the-most-in-the-shortest-amount-of-time, you may not be longing for a return to normal. Instead, you may be asking, how can we do […]
Breathless in the face of changeThe pace of change the past several weeks has the days flying by. We are counting our own days in dog years and it’s hard work just catching our breath. If, on top of everything else, workplace change is a part of this time for […]
Resources if you are searching for a new role. In the event you are in a job search, here is a handy resource listing companies that are hiring and freezing, and here is another.
Working from home in the time of pandemic: taking care of your mindset We need strategies to take care of ourselves and our mindset and especially so during times characterized by rapid change and uncertainty (like now). Here is my personal top ten list (it’s actually a list of 12; […]