Expedition: Leadership Blog

This blog provides posts from members of the HTG community including the HTG staff team, HTG vendor members, and HTG IT company members around topics of interest to leaders.

8 Tips to Better Networking

I am going to admit something to you: I have a funny hobby.  I am a people watcher.  I like to study human behavior and learn from what I see. At our most recent HTG [...]

By |August 31st, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Coach’s Corner: Are incentive systems unethical?

Dear Coach: I know of some MSP competitors that use incentive systems to encourage techs to help find new work at existing clients. I think it’s crazy and downright wrong to encourage people to push [...]

By |August 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

3 Tips for Making Time to Think

We are all hoping for a stroke of genius.  That next great idea.  Insight into what to change to improve our current offerings. When I lived in Asia think time was built in because I [...]

By |August 24th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

“Hum-bility” – Leadership Lessons I Learned Sailing Lake Superior

I didn’t have a clue how to sail that day when I was 18.  I hoisted the sail in that small dingy; by trial and error I figured it out.   I didn’t know what to [...]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Connection = Happiness & Long Life?

Connection is powerful.  Science proves it. A study of nearly 3000 Americans found that those with close friendships are less likely to die young.  The author of The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make [...]

By |June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

3 Ways Community Matters

I often get asked on airplanes or as I am volunteering in my city, “What do you do for a living?”  I always ask if they want the one minute reply (“I work in IT.”) [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments