Archive for July, 2015

Ask Maynard: How to Make the Impossible… Possible

July 22nd, 2015 - Comments Off on Ask Maynard: How to Make the Impossible… Possible

Early on in my career a very seasoned technology veteran at IBM once told me, “What’s beautiful about working with you, Maynard, is you haven’t been trained on why this is impossible.” It’s true, I hadn’t been trained on anything, …

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Ask Maynard: What Should I Do If My Job Isn’t My Passion?

July 8th, 2015 - Comments Off on Ask Maynard: What Should I Do If My Job Isn’t My Passion?

Thanks so much for your interest in “How do I find what I am passionate about” on Ask Maynard. It’s such an important topic and I appreciate all your comments and questions. This one is particularly relevant for so many: …

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Lead with Intensity, Not with Intimidation

July 6th, 2015 - Comments Off on Lead with Intensity, Not with Intimidation

Leadership is something that only gets better by doing it. In many ways, I still can’t believe I passed my interview for my first manager’s job at IBM. I met with my manager’s manager, Russ Schalk, and he asked me …

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