from www.danpink.com I recently finished reading (actually listening) to a book that was recommended by a friend titled "Drive" by Daniel Pink. This friend of mine recommends many useful and interesting books that I have read diligently, since they always seem to apply to what I am experiencing in my career transition. This book was no exception. In my mid-life crisis, I am continually analyzing what I have accomplished in the past twenty years since I have been in the workplace. Twenty years ago this week I started working at the now defunct National Steel Corporation at what now is the US Steel Great Lakes Works. I was fresh out of engineering school after working a month after graduation finishing up a design project for national competition for the University of Michigan-Dearborn. I was eager to start making some real money and putting my new engineering degree to the test. For anyone who has been in a steel mill it is either the loudest, hottest, dirtiest pla
Most of us will spend a majority of our career in Middle Management. Instead of dreading it, embrace it for what you can glean from living in the ultimate squeeze play.