Professional Development – Do or Die

Early in my career I had the privilege of being in the employ of The International Business Machine Corporation (IBM).  IBM is a rigorous organization.  The firm put an emphasis on professional development more so than any other of my experience at that time or since.

Sometimes these efforts fell flat:  Our leadership held a meeting at Fairfield University for 100 of us from around the country.  They keynote speaker helped us to figure out what color M&M we were… I did not leave this event feeling developed, professionally or otherwise. Read More