Author Archives: ADAM STANLEY

About ADAM STANLEY

Business and client focused technology leader (Fortune 250 / FTSE 100 CTO) passionate about leadership, teams, technology, diversity, and food. Wharton MBA. My own views.

My Soapbox: Trust, Accountability, Empowerment: All that matters

Building relationships based on respect People who have worked with me before have heard me on this particular soapbox quite a bit and for those I will suggest maybe they don’t need to read this particular blog. There will be … Continue reading

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Ready. Aim. Do it.

A New Beginning Every day is a new beginning. All of life provides opportunities for new beginnings. Whatever has gone wrong, or right, in your life, you can begin again. Jonathan L. Huie New beginnings can be nerve wrecking. You … Continue reading

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The Importance of Perseverance

Originally posted on LeadToday:
Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, said, “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.”  Successful people try, the most successful people…

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#Foodie Review: Grace (Chicago)

Clearly I love food. Anyone that follows my blog or my tweets on Twitter understand this more than most. I love to eat, I love to dine out, and I love to experience new cuisines and restaurants. I have a … Continue reading

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#TechNotes: Facebook, Snapchat, and the new new thing

For now, I have sold my Facebook holding and bought a small Twitter holding so I can enjoy a brief ride on the wave of the current big thing. And I patiently await the next next big big thing. Oh wait! There it is…. Continue reading

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My soapbox: Life is an echo

When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel. Harold Kushner Life is an echo. Christmas is … Continue reading

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Life Lessons (Guest Blog by Robert Acton)

Guest Blog Connections Life Lessons: Leaders Share Their Stories One of the greatest aspects of my career, education, and life in general has been meeting people. I love meeting people and getting to know their stories, what makes them tick … Continue reading

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Life Lessons (Guest Blog by Marquis Parker)

Guest Blog Connections Life Lessons: Leaders Share Their Stories One of the greatest aspects of my career, education, and life in general has been meeting people. I love meeting people and getting to know their stories, what makes them tick … Continue reading

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#Foodie Review: Sumi Robata (Chicago)

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#Foodie Review: TR Napa Valley (Chicago)

Summary: NOT Recommended / Needs overhaul or closure. This review makes me a bit sad. I really want this place to succeed because Chicago needs more wine and cheese spots. Having just moved back here from London, I was excited … Continue reading

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