Leaders: Do You Even Deserve To Have A Team?

In the past, I have built a great team, in my own standards- despite a mixed bag of personalities. It is not ideal as I have not hired most of them myself. You find a lot of them completely opposite of what you want to surround yourself with or the talents you'd like to hone… Continue reading Leaders: Do You Even Deserve To Have A Team?

Hey, Young Startup CEO: Your title is nothing but letters unless…

Business title nowadays are overrated. As we progress and innovate, the creativity with titles go with them as well. But real professionals see right through these and focus on the people under these labels. Youth could be the future -- and they should continue to be. Let's disregard the age but the maturity building a… Continue reading Hey, Young Startup CEO: Your title is nothing but letters unless…

Tricky Characters Volume 2: LinkedIn Networking or NOTworking

I am a very strong advocate of LinkedIn and the business network it brings. It is a great tool to effectively bring your networks closer with which only works upon how you use this platform. I am a relatively early adopter of this service. I have recognized that it is something that of use to… Continue reading Tricky Characters Volume 2: LinkedIn Networking or NOTworking

Working Environment: Shapeshifter, Shadow and Mirror

Environment is a big influence within one's self, memories and decisions. It creates a world that a person moves within. A mentor told me today over Marmite on toast and hot chocolate 'power' lunch that "the grass is not really greener on the other side," in terms of finding the 'perfect' working environment and/or job.… Continue reading Working Environment: Shapeshifter, Shadow and Mirror

Tricky Characters volume 1*

Career experience is not enough to judge a person's body of work. It requires a deeper look into their perspectives and the way they learned beyond their in-the-books background. The idealism and realism are both powerful notes on how you could hire or work with the right people within your organization. I was mistakingly judged… Continue reading Tricky Characters volume 1*

Leadership Avoids Micromanaging

http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130321171818-2293107-3-patterns-to-avoid-micromanaging-and-lead-instead Sharing a topic on LinkedIn.

This Blog Has Begun Writing.

People write blogs under different kinds of motivations. Others don't expect to have their blogs go viral and popular, while others intend to be out there and make it a living. All in all, it is an outlet - a speaker that reverberates your thoughts and feelings. The possibilities are endless. Being part of the… Continue reading This Blog Has Begun Writing.

Affirming Validations of Seeing You In Person.

I'd like to share with you the full version of my recent published contribution http://meettoday.org/wishronquillo/ _______ I have attended a pop-up shop cocktail event - during Valentines - hoping to meet and say hello to one of the people in the magazine industry that I admire. I truly believe that these influencers deserve to know how… Continue reading Affirming Validations of Seeing You In Person.

Bossing around: What is TOO close for comfort, teammate?

Startups, Mentors, Investors and Advisors within their setting tend to have a horizontal organization where everyone talks to everybody directly. No bureaucracy involved, everyone is reachable. Ideas float within everyone and they are all heard [well, most of the time, that's another subject to write]. If you're in a tech startup/biz, most likely that you are friends… Continue reading Bossing around: What is TOO close for comfort, teammate?