My most profound learning comes from sharing my thoughts, considering other’s ideas and fostering collaboration. This blog allows for sharing, considering, and collaborating on the topics related to developing as a leader while developing your career.
Jennifer Magerkurth has over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. She has held multiple positions in the area of operations, business development, engineering, and project management. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She also holds a Master of Business… Continue reading About
Beliefs about missions vary greatly. Some believe a mission is just a bunch of words. Others believe a mission guides an organization or individual. I believe in the latter and that a mission is needed and necessary to maintain some continuity. As stated in a Forbes article on Corporate Missions, ” …a company needs an anchoring… Continue reading Missions – Do you have one? Do you need one?
“Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall; it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing, in the end, can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away… Continue reading Water serves Business & Career Lessons
“I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.” ~Mahatma Gandhi To gain maximum fulfillment of your skills, you must have the freedom to do so. Freedom may look different for everyone, but freedom is sought by all. At least that is the what Brendon Burchard suggests in The Motivation Manifesto. While reading Burchard’s… Continue reading Freedom to Be You
“Some men (and women) give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than before.” ~ Polybius We all have days when we have less drive and energy. There are times when we think, “Maybe I… Continue reading Keep Exerting Effort Toward YOUR Goal!
Most of us are required to engage with others daily. These interactions can make or break our business success. As a leader and an employee, I find myself on both sides of the conversation and have encountered various levels of success. As it applies to strategic thinking and strategic projects, consider these thoughts on engagement.… Continue reading Engaging Conversations