Consultant Tim Fie’s Dream Month Experience

In February, I was able to take advantage of Digineer’s “Dream Month” employee benefit. The employee handbook describes it as a chance to cross something off your bucket list. That requires something out of the ordinary – household projects and relaxing at home weren’t going to cut it. What to do with a month off? …

What Makes A Great Team

There are two types of great teams:  teams with great players (think Lebron James) who raise the level of the entire organization through their ability; and second, teams comprised of average players whose success lies in the ability of the team to function as a whole (think the Las Vegas Golden Knights).  Not every team,…

A Millennials Transition From Road Warrior To Normalcy

When you’re searching for employment your senior year of college, jobs that shill cross-country travel can quickly catch attention. The idea of jet-setting across the country for work and rejecting the perceived monotony of office life was highly attractive. Flying first class, per diems, and enjoying the swanky clubs for frequent flyers can seem like…

5 Steps for Effective Leadership

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Leadership is a hot topic. A quick search on Amazon for books about leadership returns over 190,000 results. There are countless TED Talks addressing leadership, and it is not uncommon for organizations to conduct leadership seminars and retreats for their management teams. When it comes to being an effective leader, there is no magic formula.…