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Table Stakes

So, for the IT Leader, I pose that Production Stability is table stakes when it comes to moving the IT function from an order taker to a trusted partner with a seat in the boardroom. It must be the primary focus, because when done poorly, it consumes your entire focus and robs you of the opportunity to do more than just survive, let alone move to the next focus area of Delivery.

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A Matter of Trust

Who do you trust? Think about this in your own life. Who is someone you trust that will show up for you when you need them? Someone you can really count on...someone who is predictable? Someone you are comfortable sharing your personal aspirations with and asking their advice. A trusted partner.

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The Power of a Mentor

I have spent the last 40 years, pretty much all of my adult life with a passion for learning and teaching. Passion is not the right word...more like obsession.

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How is IT like Personal Financial Planning?

When I combine that with my love for technology, my experience working for a major financial services firm, and desire to help businesses find real value in their IT investments, I land on personal financial planning as a useful analogy for discussing IT planning.

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Love the Hard Battle

Why can’t things be easy? Have you ever said that? I haven’t said it in well over an hour.I’m not sure where this belief comes from, but we seem to think that things should be easy. Somewhere along the way we developed the odd notion that we deserve it. At times, we demand it.

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Using Business to Advocate for Our Planet 

We’re more than a tech company. Our company measures success by a triple bottom line: planet, profit, and people. Read on for ideas that may spark action for individuals and businesses.

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Oh Einstellung!

How does one avoid the Einstellung effect? There is no sure-fire method but here are some suggestions.

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Work Harder, Not Smarter

Shouldn’t you be telling me to “work smarter, not harder”? I get it. One of the most cherished business clichés on our Cherished Business Cliché List is, “Work smarter, not harder.”

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UX Design and Certified B Corps - A Happy Combo

UX and B Corps are like peas and carrots. B Corps got their chocolate in my UX peanut butter. The Ingage business model is the macaroni to my UX cheese.

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