Last week I took a listen to Cesar Abeid‘s PM for the Masses Podcast episode 3 a with David Allen, author of Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. Sure, the post is from 2013, but I’m a relatively new Project Manager and listening to the podcast has already revealed positive results.

Continue Reading Reflection of being a PM – David Allen on Getting Things Done

Let’s face it, it’s getting harder and harder to engage others in dialogue.  Whether you’re trying to correct racism of a family member over messenger or replying to a stranger on a friend’s political Facebook post, the internet is filled with rhetorical landmines. Empathy has always been an essential tool in employing a good argument or stance. Knowing more about your audience or adversary can be the key to positive change, but lately, that just doesn’t seem like enough.

Continue Reading Empathy in Everyday Rhetoric

I’m going to write a bit more off the cuff than I normally do. Blogging can be that flexible medium that serves multiple purposes like a personal journal mixed with public social posting. For today, instead of discussing some minor everyday rhetoric and attempting to make some grand life lesson out of it, I’m going to just take a step back.

Continue Reading Casual Friday: Short post, long update