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I’d like to thank the CMI-Fisher East Bay CIO Roundtable for hosting a terrific panel discussion on Effectively Managing the Multi-Generational Workforce. They were so open to exploring my recommendations and perspectives on this topic. Tricia Emerson, President of Emerson Human Capital, moderated the panel. I was...

If you are responsible for nurturing potential leaders in engineering, or you are interested in breaking in to management, have I got a hot article for you: InfoWorld Programmers Guide to Breaking into Management. Ace reporter Paul Heltzel interviewed me, along with an impressive line-up of...

Are you or is someone you know considering changing careers? If you are even slightly established in your current career, this can be extremely challenging. However, several of my clients have very successfully pulled this off with aplomb. Check out my tips in this Fast Company article...

If you missed it last month, it’s not too late to read my advice to Fast Company readers Fast Company Micro-Management Advice from Jennifer Selby Long. You can also check out my tips for readers of Dice.com’s management blog. The article is about managing older tech...

Is it ever appropriate to micro-manage employees? Fast Company asked me this question and I surprised everyone by saying, “Yes.” See my recommendations in Stephanie Vozza’s article at Fast Company Micro-Management Advice from Jennifer Selby Long. While you’re there, I encourage you to check out her other...

I’d like to extend a big congratulations to LinkedIn’s Global Technology Solutions team. LinkedIn ranked #1 in Computerworld's 2014 Best Places to Work in IT Survey. I have partnered with the GTS leadership team for almost a year now as their business and executive coach. Their...

I was honored to be named WebFWD’s Mensch of the Month for my service as a mentor to open source entrepreneurs, and I absolutely love the name of the award! I’m the second Mensch, following WebFWD founder, the brilliant entrepreneur and all-around cool dude, Pascal Finette....

Continuing the entrepreneurial theme this month, Kirk and I attended the WebFWD Global Accelerator Fusion event with accelerator partners Metavallon (Greece) and Rockstart (Holland). Near the end of this event, an entrepreneur with no affiliation to any of the accelerators showed up and passed around...

Here I am with the awesome team at ReTargeter, thanks to the magic of Photoshop. We were going to do a group picture together at the end of our MBTI workshop, but I got all excited about their professional development commitments, checking how we did...