Here’s a tough question to ask yourself: Are you the right “fit” for your company? If the answer is yes, my guess is that you’re probably pretty happy at your job. But, if the answer is “not sure” or “no”, you’re probably very unhappy, even if you work for a great company.
__ Today I celebrate my 1 year anniversary at PGi. That went by pretty fast. I guess time flies when you’re having fun. Many of you who have read my previous blogs know that I was at AutoTrader.com from 2007-2012. I had a great run there and I personally feel a lot of pride in the b2b team I helped build and the impact we made across the organization. But, after five… Read More
I’m coming up on my 1-year anniversary with PGi. Time flies when you’re having fun. Looking back at the year, I think I have accomplished a lot. We launched a new corporate website (www.pgi.com) and made some significant improvements to our online marketing program. Our metrics are improving on a weekly basis. Most importantly, I brought on some great new team members who are going to help get us to where we… Read More
—– My friend Mike Steib, former Googler and current CEO of flash sale website, Vente-Privee USA, recently sent me his “Career Manifesto”. Click here to read the entire document. It’s really an excellent framework for managing your career. Most of us are so busy every day, that we forget to take the long view on our career. Reading Mike’s manifesto was a good reminder that it’s important to define your goals and… Read More
I recently attended a meeting at Google’s office located in Cambridge, MA. After spending a day there, I learned that Google treats their employees very well. Or, I should say they feed their employees very well. When we got to the Google office our Account Manager took us to the kitchen where they have a Starbucks Barista-grade espresso machine, homemade granola bars and a ton of other snacks. Most of the snacks are… Read More