Catalyst Weekly Rewind (Dec 15) – preparing for improvement

Catalyst Weekly Rewind (Dec 15) – preparing for improvement

Was last week so awesome you want to live it again? Or maybe you’d prefer a do-over. Let’s rewind. Start this week off right by taking a moment to review the best of last week. This is a quick listing of what I published, the articles I curated, and then some insights about where I’m focusing energy. I always welcome the opportunity to connect over good conversation. Have a great week. Go own it! Quote of the week The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. ― Ralph Nader Created: published last week The theme of the articles shared last week seems focused on preparing to improve. Fitting, as I work through the final stages of focusing and explaining what I do. As such, it was a heavy week of production (and a lot for … [Read more...]

Catalyst Weekly Rewind (Dec 8) – are you really telling stories?

Catalyst Weekly Rewind (Dec 8) – are you really telling stories?

Was last week so awesome you want to live it again? Or maybe you’d prefer a do-over. Let’s rewind. Start this week off right by taking a moment to review the best of last week. This is a quick listing of what I published, the articles I curated, and then some insights about where I’m focusing energy. I always welcome the opportunity to connect over good conversation. Have a great week. Go own it! Quote of the week Everyone you meet has something to teach you. Created: What I published this week LinkedIn: 3 basic elements every good story needs CSO: Which security story are you telling? Podcast: DtSR Episode 121 - NewsCast for December 1st, 2014 Curated: The articles I shared via social media I generally share 3-5 articles a day across social … [Read more...]

Catalyst Weekly Rewind (Dec 1) – two sides of human kindness

Catalyst Weekly Rewind (Dec 1) – two sides of human kindness

Did you get a chance to read what I created and curated last week? The weekly rewind is a brief look at last week -- the work I published, articles I curated, and insights in where I’m focusing some energy -- all in one place. A few of the curated articles (on Friday) really stood out to me; definitely worth a read. I always welcome the opportunity to connect over good conversation. Have a great week. Quote of the week Believe everyone has something they can teach you to make your life better. Created: What I published this week I took the week to enjoy time with family - which means it was a light week of publishing. However, we did publish a podcast worth checking out: DtSR Episode 120 - Hacking the Human (again) - engaging conversation with Chris … [Read more...]

Catalyst Weekly Rewind (Nov 24) – more value, less time

Catalyst Weekly Rewind (Nov 24) – more value, less time

Did you get a chance to read what I created and curated last week? The weekly rewind is a brief look at last week -- the work I published, articles I curated, and insights in where I’m focusing some energy -- all in one place. A few of the curated articles (on Friday) really stood out to me; definitely worth a read. I always welcome the opportunity to connect over good conversation. Have a great week. Quote of the week “The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be easily broken.” -Samuel Johnson Created: What I published this week Successful leaders use the value of time to boost security team results Podcasts: DtR 119 - NewsCast for November 17th, 2014 -- the every-other week discussion of the top news in … [Read more...]

Catalyst Weekly Rewind – Value in time and passwords

Catalyst Weekly Rewind – Value in time and passwords

As we start another week, take a moment to pause, rewind, and replay the highlights from last week. This captures the work I published, elements I shared, and offers some insights in where I’m focusing some energy. Connection, context, and conversation are encouraged! Quote of the week This week I came across a word that really resonated with me: meraki: (verb) do something with soul, creativity, or love; to put something of yourself into your work I hope you get to experience some this week! Created: What I published this week To increase value, you need to know what your time is really worth -- my second post on LinkedIn, based on an exercise I use in my speaking, training, and advisor programs. Sometimes humbling, knowing what our time is worth allows us to … [Read more...]

ICYMI Nov 10 – Weekly Rewind – 3 questions

ICYMI Nov 10 – Weekly Rewind – 3 questions

  Welcome to the weekly rewind - a chance to play last week again. This is my latest attempt to figure out the right way to blend various writing efforts -- now spreading over more platforms -- together. It also captures the content I shared last week in one convenient place. I’ll try this for a few weeks - feedback welcomed! I’ll include some notes about what I’m working on below, too. Check ‘em out. Quote of the week Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. – Robert Louis Stevenson Created: What I published this week 3 questions successful leaders ask before starting a new project → my first article published on LinkedIn Answer these 3 questions if you want to get your security projects … [Read more...]