a sharp turn left

a sharp  turn  leftThose who have read my LinkedIn profile know that for a period of time I acted as the CIO for a company in the communication business. I missed out on getting the job fulltime.

As I’m curious I wanted to know why and what was necessary to be successful in the future. A number of frank discussions followed, notably one with the hiring manager and one with the successful applicant (my new boss). That brought some significant details to light: Continue reading

Don’t compromise!

dont_compromiseSome time ago I finished reading “Steve Jobbs”. A number of things “resonated” with me while others don’t. Some, I find simply disturbing. Then there is one item where I’m sitting on the fence.

Don’t Compromise.

The absolute belief

  • that there are no trade offs that can’t be cast away,
  • that there is always a way to get exactly what I want and to ignore the counsel of others

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