Companies tend to have a difficult time managing their IT assets, and they are forced to ask important questions. What do I have? Is the product on a maintenance contract? Does the vendor still provide support on the product? Are we paying for maintenance on devices that aren’t in use? Are we compliant with our software? What is the financial impact?
One of my favorite pastimes is listening to Ted Talks. TED is a nonprofit global set of conferences devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful speeches. One of the seminars, “How Great Leaders Inspire Action,” resonated with me in such a way that I felt it was worth re-sharing.
When you search for the word motivation in Google, it generates 248,000,000 results. That is a lot of motivation! However, the primary theme of motivation that resonates with me is never giving up. We have all heard that expression before from our parents, coaches, teachers, or friends, but as we grow older, we really learn what that phrase means to us and what it looks like for us individually.
In honor of graduation, LinkedIn created a blog series entitled, “If I Were 22,” in which influencers were asked to write advice to recent graduates about starting a new career and entering the professional world. The advice is great and much appreciated—we are young and honestly need a lot of it. We are fortunate to read advice from some of the most successful men and women in the world.