I Was Better in the C-Suite Thanks to LGBTQ Flag Football. In some really interesting ways, the lessons I learned in that very busy volunteer role turned out quite handy in my career a few years later when I accepted a C-level job.
A leader sees the vision, commits to it, and inspires others to do the same.Think of someone who is a leader. It could be someone well known like Albert Einstein or Sojourner Truth. Or maybe it is a friend, a coworker, or a family member. What makes them a leader? What have they done to influence or inspire you? Are they the type of leader you wouldn't mind becoming?
Another reason why communication is crucial in Engineering. Iwas sitting in a cafe in the heart of San Francisco, eating a strawberry cake with a cup of coffee. It was mid-June, the weather was warm, and I finished a technical interview. As I was drinking my coffee, I looked through the glass window of the cafe, watching cars and people passing by, and thinking about the number I just offered to the company to hire me. I was scared to lose the job but also scared not to negotiate.
For those of you who don’t know him, Michael Scott was an effervescent fictional character played by Steve Carell on a mockumentary sitcom called “The Office.”