The Opinionated Manager

learning to trust my own opinions and expertise

Category Archives: Leadership & Management

A Crying Shame

I’m not 100% sure on the etiquette here, but I’m just going to dump a link to someone else’s work in my blog. Never been a massive Annabel Crabb fan … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Setting Goals

I am pretty happy with the way 2013 has turned out.  Scratch that.  I am very happy with the way 2013 turned out.  Big things happened, like finding and falling in … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 8 Comments

Wordless Wednesday – Letter of Appreciation

Opening up this letter yesterday totally made my day!  It’s good to feel the love.

September 4, 2013 · 3 Comments

I am passionate about….Teamwork?

Passions huh?  Some big topics at the Lounge these days…. I don’t know that I would say that I am passionate about teamwork and team players, but I sure do … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · 8 Comments


Once upon a time, when I was a junior Navy officer,  I started work at Maritime Headquarters and inherited a sailor who I was told was useless, and that his … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 18 Comments

Building a better team or building a better me?

I was pretty excited yesterday to receive an email asking for Abstract submissions for the 2013 NAGCAS Conference. NAGCAS stands for National Association of Graduate Career Advisory Services, and is … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 6 Comments

Spreading the Misery

The Lounge wants me to get all rant-y and rave-y for this week’s theme, but given I spent a tidy amount of blog time last week being Miss Grumpy Bum … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 25 Comments

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