My Corporate Skin

I’ve been in the corporate world for many years. I have worked at a couple of large corporations with very recognizable names and a handful of small firms. The interpersonal interactions in both large and small companies have always been fascinating to me. Now that I have little ones, I can see how easily comparable…

Manic Monday

What is it about a Monday? You can have everything prepared by Sunday night, but for some reason, the Monday morning drill of chaos rears its ugly head. This morning made me think of that song “Manic Monday” by the Bangles. I know I’m showing my age with the mention of that 80s hit. Either…

The Board Meeting

I was informed I had to present a major project to my company’s Board of Directors. I know that sounds like an enormous undertaking but I don’t work for a large company so I was a little nervous but not off the charts scared. My manager and I had two weeks to prepare for the meeting. The team…