The importance of recognizing outliers and their impact

Pattern recognition is a powerful tool that we use every day, often without even realizing it. Our brains are constantly on the lookout for patterns, helping us make sense of the world around us. For instance, when we see a series of objects arranged in a certain way, we automatically interpret it as a meaningful sequence, such as a row … Read More

Lessons learned in leadership through mentoring and sharing experiences

As I regained my confidence by focusing on solving client problems, I stopped worrying about promotions or the next steps in my career. Instead, I concentrated on honing my skills and thriving in a small team environment, where I felt most comfortable and could truly be myself. My ability to think on my feet and make a positive impact on … Read More

A pivotal meeting and the closed-door dilemma

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The meeting concluded with a clear path forward. Our team had reached a consensus on the best solutions, given the constraints. Workloads were assigned, and we had our marching orders. But as we left, the principal called for the team lead to enter his office for a closed-door meeting. Ten minutes later, a new direction for the project was announced. … Read More