Failure Is Mandatory

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of  failure.” – Paul Coelho, The Alchemist – This is the first in a series of blog posts that talk about success. I had the opportunity to ask the registered attendees for SQLSaturday Philippines to vote for a particular topic that they […]

Leadership By Conversation

Connected by Conversation by mikecogh With all the travel that I’ve done for the past few years, I’ve learned how to pay attention to the people around me – how they talk,  act and even how they carry themselves. I’ve watched people talk to their kids, negotiate a seat on a plane, ask for favors, […]

Embracing Your Failures

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill Cosby If you’re like me, you document every success you’ve accomplished ever since you can remember. Yes, they do look good on our resumes but they don’t tell the whole story.  It is equally important to be […]