Category Archives: Professional

Action Verbs

“A” Action Verbs in Action Accelerated time-to-market for embedded software by 25 percent through use of appropriate software quality tools, improved debugging methods, and timely personnel training. Accomplished shift from Large Quantity Generator status to Small Quantity Generator Status. Accounted for more than 25 percent of company’s revenues. Achieved profitability in highly competitive industry and… Continue reading »

How to Gain Competitive Advantage

Here is the session that I put together for York University students to help them to know: What it’s really like to work in the Big 4 (the four largest international accounting and professional services firms), healthcare, banking, public and private sectors, healthcare, banking, public and private sectors Strategies for getting your foot in the… Continue reading »

Socionics.com Test and Results

Answers: http://www.socionics.com/sta/sta-1-r.html?4:hvPEXn$Qn1,k2rz2iV2$ozSaOvjhvikZdrso1:VlLZr1t1w1wp1D@QO-bIf!1wt3uueeYIo1oeuu:201111002755 Intercode: hvPEXn$Qn1,k2rz2iV2$ozSaOvjhvikZdrso1:VlLZr1t1w1wp1D@QO-bIf!1wt3uueeYIo1oeuu Type: ENTJ

CIO Interview Questions

Executive Management 1. What do you look for in new talent? 2. What shortcomings have you experienced with your management style? 3. How do you adapt your management style during an economic downturn? 4. Can you give me an example of a time where you had a significant disagreement with another executive? How did you… Continue reading »

Agenda for Entrepreneurship & Consulting Panel Discussion at York University

“To get what you want, you have to help other people to get what they want”  – Zig Ziglar Background Management positions in: Financial Services, Government, Energy, Consulting, Telecom, and Software Degrees: B. Sc. (Computer Science, York), MBA (Schulich) Certifications: Project Management (PMP), Audit (CISA), Governance (CGEIT) Goals * If you have big enough “why”, you… Continue reading »

John P. Kotter – Leading Change

In this context, John P. Kotter lists the most general lessons to be learned from both (I) the more successful cases and (II) the critical mistakes as follows: I. Lessons from the more successful cases: 1. Establishing a sense of urgency * Examining market and competitive realities * Identifying and discursing crises, potential crises, or… Continue reading »

Some more books to read – Advice of Change Management Guru

John Carter “Leading Change” William Bridges “Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change” Henry Mintzberg – various books Peter Block “Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used” The Blog of David Maister Also consider grandfathering provision for CMC certification