Is LinkedIn Diluting Education?

When creating a profile on LinkedIn there are three places where you can enter your education. With the way LinkedIn has integrated Lynda.com I’d argue that the ease of “adding” a “certificate” to your profile is diluting education and how it is categorized. And if they have integrated these “certificates”…

First Week, Onboarding Complete!

It’s been an energizing week.  So refreshing to be someplace where people use Email and Chat (Slack) with Discipline.  Having experienced where people will go 3 and 4 days without responding to either for items with deadlines defeats the passion and growth potential.  It also is enlivening to be someplace where…

Happy to Be Back at Fastly!

I am excited to announce that I’ve rejoined Fastly!  Looking forward to being part of a great team.  Am especially thrilled to be in a place where the cultural values are more than just words on the wall.  This is a meritocracy where squeaky-wheels won’t last long.  A place where…

This Is What I Was Looking For

A month ago I posted So What Am I Looking For?  which covered how everyone should know why they are working where they are.   I’d like to dive deeper into the analysis I did in choosing to land at PagerDuty. Photo by Matthew Henry To be honest I knew something…

So What Am I Looking For?

A common question I get either from recruiters or hiring managers is “So what are you looking for?”  I’ve been on this journey long enough that my priorities have distilled down to 4 clearly defined goals – beyond just doing something related to Sales Engineering.  And if you are in…