Posts Tagged ‘trusted advisor’

One on one trust

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

When people define trust, they usually relate it to integrity. However, the more complete meaning of trust gets lost. (more…)

Trusted advisors

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

One of the objectives in many endeavors, including personal friendships and business relationships, is to become a trusted adviser. Whether your company is a trusted advisor to your client, or you are a trusted advisor to another person, this is a powerful label. What does it really mean? Here is my version (derived from the words of David Maister) of the characteristics of a trusted advisor: (more…)

Trusted advisors

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

One of the great things about IBM is their culture of promoting both a management career path and a technical career path with a fair amount of parity. For me, this is a big reason why I enjoy working at IBM. I have always been a techie and a manager of techies. IBM values its technical employees because they are the backbone of their value proposition: broad and deep knowhow in information technology, systems development and operations.