Productivity

The Most Critical Skill

In the midst of my job search, I’m fascinated by the variety of qualifications and expectations listed for various roles. Beyond knowledge of specific methodologies, experience, and software, I’m noticing an increased emphasis on soft skills.  Organizations are learning that the ability to be a self-directed, collaborative, flexible, and analytical problem solver who can manage […]

Don’t Force Me Into Your Format!

How many times have you gone to a fast or casual eatery and were interrupted mid-order with questions that you would have answered, had the server not interrupted you? You had ordered your salad and was requesting your dressing on the side when you were interrupted with questions about your beverage or bread. Is it […]

CyberEtiquette 101

During last week’s Telepresence discussion with the Center for Information-Development Management group on LinkedIn, group member Doris expressed her challenges as a remote worker attending meetings. She often misses nuances of conversations that are barely within audible range. In addition, she welcomed the possibility of a telepresence, particularly during meetings so that she could have […]