All jobs, regardless of prospects for upward mobility, serve as a vehicle for you to become a rock star, to lead your peers, and create value through disruptive change. The moment you believe you are in a dead-end job, you believe that the only value you can derive from it is your paycheck and that this will never change. If you believe this, then you can’t rock, lead or disrupt. You’re a dead-end person.Read More
Experts and pontificators are not there to give you an instruction manual on how to be good at your job, but this is how they tend to be used by their readers. Most of the time normal people who are “well read” find a few authors they totally agree with and relate to and stick to them. They attempt to directly implement the things they’ve read into their job function. This is the wrong way to read because it develops critical thinking very slowly.Read More
A picture is not worth a thousand words. It’s worth negative a thousand words. Wait…huh?
When it comes to conveying concepts, written words have negative value, so when you reduce them you come out ahead. If a picture were worth one thousand words, no one would want it.Read More
Disrupters make impactful change in their organizations as a course of habit. It is not a special effort and it is not daunting or stressful. It is organic because it’s in their DNA. Disrupters are different because of how they view their outputs. They became rock stars and now their vision has expanded.Read More
A great question to ask yourself is, "Am I a rock star?" Sure, you're a business analyst, but are you a rock star business analyst? In other words: you do what you do, but are you the best at what you do?Read More