03 Jun 2022
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Imperfection and Appreciation

Despite our desires for personal satisfaction, our workplaces are filled with imperfect people. This fact challenges us to grow and learn to appreciate what is present to us.

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09 May 2022
Hindsight and Contentment
Hindsight and Contentment

The pressure and pursuit of successful careers can often lead us to underappreciate the people and gifts currently before us.

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14 Dec 2020
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A 2020 Holiday Message From Jeff Gorman, President

Amid the whirlwind of the uniqueness of 2020, we would like to take a peaceful moment of reflection.

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02 Sep 2020
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Trust and Conflict

If there has been no energy or debate about new ideas, reflect on whether your team has enough trust to be comfortable with healthy conflict.

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24 Aug 2020
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The 3 Super Abilities: How Consultants Add Value

Josh Pack, PhD Principal Consultant, Data Strategy Group There’s an old joke that you ask a consultant what time it is, and they grab your wrist, look at your watch and tell you – it’s 3 o’clock. Typical emotional responses to the term “consultant” can vary widely.  Positive reactions might include deference to their expertise,...

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05 Aug 2020
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Blessings and Involvement

Jeff Gorman President July 15th would have been my dad’s 74th birthday. It is the first birthday since he passed away. I think about him every day, and I have been spending extra time thinking about him on this special day. He was the best leader I have ever had the privilege of following. His...

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07 Jul 2020
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Investing Versus Spending

Jeff Gorman President It is common to hear people talk about the value they place on spending time with their family. The time strengthens bonds, provides the opportunity to both give and receive guidance, and helps fill a critical human need for meaningful relationships. It is rewarding for the person and for their family. While...

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19 Sep 2019
Ownership is Special

  Jeff Gorman  – [President] People who know me well will be quick to agree I fall victim to being a creature of habit in many ways.  When I find things I enjoy, I tend to stay with those things.  For example, not only do I generally eat at the same small set of restaurants, I...

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23 May 2019
Technical and Interpersonal Skills are Equally Important

  Jeff Gorman  – [President] As an IT professional, knowing your strengths and learning to recognize how to best interact with others is not viewed as a technical aptitude, but it does allow each of us to perform better in terms of providing desired services to business areas who need technical resources to achieve their goals. Learning...

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25 May 2018
The Definition of Success

Jeff Gorman  – [President] Quickly, name someone you consider highly successful.  Success is such an abstract concept, with wildly different definitions even within the same culture, that it is really challenging to get consistent answers to that prompt.  Some people will quickly conjure up names of leaders of large businesses.  Some people will default to celebrities from...

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