Tag Archives: subject matter experts

5 examples of toxic workplace behavior

I’m an Agile coach.  I’m good at what I do and there’s no doubt I can help any Agile team without feeding my own personal agenda or ego.  As an Agile Coach, I’ll INCREASE the speed of efficient, continuous delivery and CORE … Continue reading

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Citigroup; here’s (yet) another shared leadership opportunity…

I’ve been hearing for the last year or so that Citi is closing their Blue Ash IT/development site, born as the Citi/IT/future in late 2006.  Where did I hear this?  Many places.  First this is not a scandal.  This is … Continue reading

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WSJ 4/5-4/6; Where have all the workers gone? Let me tell you

Earlier this month, I spent time in NYC speaking at the National Publicity Summit; picture here and also 30 second full screen video montage link on the blogroll on the right.  I had the privilege of representing media on behalf of … Continue reading

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Corporate cleaning needed (again) but not from within…..

Have you ever been sucked into “job actions” at work?  Layoffs, downsizing, consolidation,  re-organizing, offshoring, outsourcing?  We can be real creative how we label it, but these are “job actions”; actions on the job to reduce headcount and expenses. Now I … Continue reading

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Center of Excellence, Best Practices and Subject Matter Experts…

These are three terms used way too frequently by us (the workforce) in the corporate workplace today.  I’m OK with the idea, the theory and the reasoning behind these 3 terms (born of this new Millennium) but not the way … Continue reading

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Febuary post; Resources, co-workers, teammates and partners….

This is a good one so PLEASE read, take the appropiate action and also communicate back to me your views  regarding the content.  Really, the above title should be Resources (or co-workers) vs. teammates (or partners), but I didn’t want to give … Continue reading

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January post follow up; So what did my company say?

As a refresh, I suggest you read my original January post titled, “Why are the 99% protesting”.  At the end of that post I mention how easy it is (for the 1%) to talk the talk but not that easy … Continue reading

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