Author Archives: Mike

Where has the time gone?

I received notification that this blog had failed to load this week and upon attempting to see what was up it pretty much crash and burned.  Of course, as I’m aware of how often systems tend to die I didn’t … Continue reading

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Old/ New Flash Fiction Piece

As a Writer, once you’ve sold a piece, there usually isn’t a very large time lag before you see it published. Yes, it sometimes happens that the work you sold doesn’t end up getting used for whatever reason (publisher out of … Continue reading

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Pixel Project 2016 Father’s Day Campaign

I was asked, for the third year now, to participate in this year’s Pixel Project Father’s Day Campaign.  It’s an important campaign but I hadn’t been able to verbalize my thoughts the last couple of years.  I’m happy to announce … Continue reading

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Team Goals, Rules, and Strategies

Welcome to the third of three posts on Team Engagement.  Here’s where we Sharpen the Saw (as Stephen Covey would say) in regards to keeping Teams focused and productive. Let’s say you’ve managed to Engage your Team, and worked on … Continue reading

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Tips to Building an Effective Team

To continue from my previous post on A Quick Intro to Team Engagement, here are some of the tips I like to share with new Managers. These are as valid for a team that you are leading as much as … Continue reading

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A Quick Intro to Team Engagement

I have found that when it comes to Teams, the best way to approach them is like an extended family.  If you’re lucky enough to be the one pulling in or creating a team, you can pretty much ensure that … Continue reading

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MRP Holiday Flash Fiction – 2nd Place Winner

The votes were tallied and I came in second for the Morning Rain Publishing 2015 Holiday Flash Fiction challenge 🙂 Thank you to everyone who voted for me!  You can also participate in the event as you now have the … Continue reading

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