When it Rains, it Pours

Last Friday, I accepted a local contract position, and signed the paperwork. Now my phone is boiling off the hook, and nearly 50% of all of my inbound email is from recruiters. I’ve gotten more calls and emails from recruiters this week than I got in the previous six.

On Becoming a Manager

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About 30 years ago, give or take, I made the conscious career-limiting decision to avoid becoming a manager. It’s not because I dislike management. I’ve had good, bad, and indifferent managers, and I do have some definite opinions about what constitutes a good one. I just don’t want to be one myself, mainly because I don’t think I would be very good at it.