On The Road Again… Operations

“All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” – Earl Nightingale  The road to an operations manager is a windy path, and people rarely start off their careers hoping or planning to go into operations. Mark Swiggum, manager of business operations at StackSocial wanted toContinue reading “On The Road Again… Operations”

Why Operations Matters

“Our business is about technology, yes. But its also about operations and customer relationships.” – Micheal Dell Operations management is a relatively new term, having little stature surrounding it until the 20th century, although its beginnings can be traced back to the 18th and 19th centuries. Adam Smith is credited as one of the firstContinue reading “Why Operations Matters”

College Dropout To Operations Director

“Just keep swimming.” – Dory Sean struggled in high school, he dropped out of college and had little guidance from the authority figures in his life. His high school dream was to be a professional baseball player. How on earth did he make it to the title of Director of Construction Operations at Colorado AsphaltContinue reading “College Dropout To Operations Director”