I work well under pressure. I love being challenged to produce new and possibly creative solutions. I enjoy finding peoples strengths.
I have over 100,000 dollars worth of professional training beyond college.
I have survived 60+ years and 3.5+ million dollars worth of challenges, capricious government, and economic change, things both good and bad. Over all fortune has been good. Today I have a tremendous experience base from which to work.
Admittedly I perform best when challenged. My children and being able to maintain perspective are my greatest accomplishments. Life can and will be difficult from time to time. It is not personal it is just life. Being able to adjust and grow and over come while continuing to smile and enjoy life are important.
I am an intelligent, creative problem solver with confidence and patience wrought out of a great experience base.
I am a visual pragmatic ideally suited for leadership rolls that make use of my assertive and mission oriented nature. I have a record of performing well in such positions. My advance training and experience base allow for adeptly recognizing patterns and directly applying my skills.
A sales manager would tell you to match and mirror to create high levels of rapport first. Experience teaches you to perceive & discover another’s principle means of communicating first. Then you must speak their language. Analytical personalities like to be right, pragmatics to win, extroverts to have fun and the solids to be able to say yes. The good manager secretly knows whither to speak to their eyes, ears or hearts.
Decision making is not difficult but having the right intelligence with which to make that decision may be. Proper goals and excellent planning will make decisions obvious. Leading troops to what could be their deaths can be a heady experience. Turns in the economy will represent the greatest challenges to most managers. In the late 80's I survived tax reform and global shifts in our industry that put 50% of all the developers in the country out of business. In the 90's I survived an almost total shift in the financial markets. Knowing when to adapt in today’s market may be the best kept of all secrets.
Over the years I have grown from a pusher to a leader. My patience and a claim nature serve today to allow people to be the best that can be. With experience I have learned how to best place people in positions that allow for their greatest contributions. I accept that they can only be the best god intended them to be.
Know your people and handle each individually from their center. God in his infinite wisdom made many different kinds of people. All that each should have his or her purpose. Put the right person in the job and manage them with sensitivity to their modalities and inherent nature.
Successful outcomes are usually the result of excellent planning.