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Hidden Figures Means More Than You Think

 Edward Johnson

 2 Apr 17

'Hidden Figures' is, by no stretch of the imagination, a powerful movie that demonstrates the black history and perseverance of a race. An even more powerful point the movie makes is about how black women not only persevered, but were able to rise and pave roads for those that would follow...

Broke in 15 years: Wanna go out tonight?


 26 Mar 17

A recent PwC analysis shows many people around the world will lose their jobs to automation. They think around 21% of jobs in Japan will be automated within the next 15 years. 30% of jobs in the UK could be at high risk of automation by the early 2030s and the same fate could be felt by Germany at...

Job Killer: Automation-sizing


 20 Feb 17

When I was younger the impact on careers was the downsizing of businesses. Then we got hit with the various flavors of outsourcing (offshoring, nearshoring and outsourcing to in-country businesses). Now, we are being hit with advancements in automation and artificial intelligence. I call the next ...

The Power of Thank You

 Edward Johnson, PMP®, CSM®

 3 Feb 17

Recently, I started reviewing my LinkedIn account. No, this is not another article about how LinkedIn is going downhill. Nope. This article is about the power of saying 'thank you' to someone that has done or said something nice to you.   I mean think about it. Two simple words that t...

It Happens Quietly

 Edward Johnson, PMP®, CSM®

 29 Aug 16

For a while now, I have been watching a situation unfold and play itself out to its foregone conclusion. Sadly, it is a scenario that happens all the time. A minority is given a job and then is replaced as quickly as they came. You can't put your finger on anything, but you know there is somethi...

Can You Spare 5 Minutes for Your Career?

 Edward Johnson, PMP®, CSM®

 27 Mar 16

As a coach I speak with a lot of people. Because of this I can see the commonalities as I move from person to person. On one hand, a lot of common things I recognize are good. On the other hand, the bad things I see can be real showstoppers. Have you ever heard someone say "can't get o...

Faux Social - The Attack of Dumb Shares!

 Edward Johnson

 15 Mar 16

  How many of you log on to LinkedIn to see what is going on with your network and see posts from people that are just random links to articles? Worse yet, have you ever seen the post and not even an opinion given on the article? Perhaps, you actually read the article and found it interestin...

How Ghost Profiles Can Hurt Your Brand

 Edward Johnson, PMP®, CSM®

 29 Feb 16

In my last article I spoke about how to identify elaborate LinkedIn ghost profiles. We got pretty in depth about the process, too. In a nutshell, you have to put on your Human Resources (HR) hat and comb through the profiles that reach out to you as well as the ones you want to reach out to. It ...

Elaborate LinkedIn Ghost Profiles

 Edward Johnson, PMP®, CSM®

 21 Feb 16

Originally published at Who are you really connecting with? As you peruse people you may want to connect with, you should take a slightly deeper dive into their background. I am sure what you are thinking is read their profile and see if they have some sort of history. In a...