Monthly Archives: March 2011

Leadership in Training

I was recently asked by a colleague what I believe the attributes are for a good technical trainer.  Here they are: First, the trainer must create an environment conducive to learning. People who are learning something new often go into … Continue reading

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The Best Way To Learn. . . .

Beginnings are a curious thing.  Take your first job out of college.  Was it something that put you on a clear path to productivity and achievement?  Or was it a real downer that set you back in some ways?  I … Continue reading

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Leadership versus Management

One of the first courses I took in graduate school was titled “Leadership and Managers: ‘E’er the Twain Shall Meet’”.  It was taught by Professor Jean Lipman-Blumen who challenged her students to attain levels of intellectual acuity we scarely dreamed … Continue reading

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