The Art of Delegating

(This post was originally published in ACM Queue) When I first started my career as a junior engineer, I couldn’t wait to be senior. I would review our promotion guidelines and regularly assess my progress and contributions against them. Of course, at that time I didn’t really understood what being senior meant.   Being a […]

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As I mentioned in my last post, I have been doing a lot of soul searching since selling my company. And one of the things I have been struggling to figure out is my (new) personal brand. If you are strategic you can cultivate a personal brand that can work for you. It can open […]

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At Popforms, my startup, we have been working to make tools to help superstars shine at work. Through research and conversations with leadership experts, psychologists, consultants, coaches, and most of all our users, we’ve tinkered with products and ideas for how to help amazing people to be even more amazing at work.  And we discovered, […]

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This week I gave my first keynote presentation at Fluent in San Francisco, in front of a crowd of nearly 1000 people — a feat I would have thought unimaginable ten years ago. I’m an introvert, and talking to huge groups of people is not my specialty. When I gave my first talk a few years ago, I […]

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Pursuing your dreams is a big undertaking. Well, it’s a big undertaking in theory. Actually, accomplishing any major goal is really just accomplishing a series of small goals that all lead in the same direction. One of the best organization and time-management skills I ever learned was to break big projects into little ones.  “I […]

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