Women: Best choice for IT Industry

Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and even though my son forgot, and frankly I did not have a very good day I spent time considering what it is like being a mother and being employed in IT. I have raised a son, for the majority of his school and high school as a single mother, working, Read more about Women: Best choice for IT Industry[…]

How a Business Cope with Staff Loss

2 weeks ago, one of my Key staff  in fact a person I have been training for 3 years to replace myself was head hunted and decided to go with the offer given to him. This was a shock and a blow not only to myself, but to clients and fellow employees. So how does Read more about How a Business Cope with Staff Loss[…]

Traits of a Not-So Average Entrepreneur

In this modern time of creating a potential business empire, hardwork is not enough for entrepreneurial success. Most of the time, it requires a centered mind and a handful of skill set to establish your business. Let us focus on what traits entrepreneurs should possess to make him extraordinary among others:   Go-Getter in almost Read more about Traits of a Not-So Average Entrepreneur[…]

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Hope behind Endings

For those who read my blogs, you will know I am currently in Lent. Last week’s my studies took me to consider Death/Endings. To top this off, I have felt like death warmed up. In fact I have been in bed for days. So whilst laying up and getting over this horrid cold, I have Read more about Hope behind Endings[…]

Life Lessons I Learned in Renewing the Business

As a Christian, I am currently in the period we call Lent. Lent for me is a time of year that I review, repent and then begin renewal. While I was studying in my Lenten study group last night, I noticed that what we studied had a great similarity to the circle of life. When Read more about Life Lessons I Learned in Renewing the Business[…]

Dissatisfied Customer = Business Harassment

As a business, we need to be cost effective, make profit, staff care and the list go on. So part of this has meant that we have automatic phone systems and services e.g. reminders. Nevertheless, have we gone over the top? I recently had an incident that meant I was late on a credit card Read more about Dissatisfied Customer = Business Harassment[…]

How to deal with Office Setbacks?

Last night I was watching 3 Idiots for the first time and a line from the Bollywood movie got my attention. One character said, “Life is a race. If you don’t run fast, you’ll get trampled”. That line hit a nerve on me since at work we all feel like we are in a race. Read more about How to deal with Office Setbacks?[…]

How to Deal with Change – The Easy Way

Being in the IT industry I am at the forefront of change. Changes in what is available, changes in business practice, changes for employers and changes for employees. So in short for 32 years I have been deeply involved in change from one aspect or another – but change in itself has many, many issues. It Read more about How to Deal with Change – The Easy Way[…]

Volunteers and Their Impact on Associations

Last night, I was an observer to something I term as “Volunteer abuse”. I was so intrigued that I have spent quite a bit of time considering Volunteers, their importance to an association, and how the treatment of volunteers will impact associations. As the President of SUNA, volunteers are our life line. In simple truth, Read more about Volunteers and Their Impact on Associations[…]

The Joys and Sorrows of Being Blind

If you have read any of my past blogs, or know me, you may know that I was blind for 2 years of my life between 18 and 21, and since I have lost eye sight about 20 times for days/weeks at a time. You may also know I am a dedicated volunteer for the Read more about The Joys and Sorrows of Being Blind[…]