Actionable career advice for aspiring female leaders

Women Leaders

by Nikki Wilton, Global Sales Director, Xchanging, a DXC Company All the stats say that we need more Women in Leadership, but the situation hasn’t changed much in the last ten years. McKinsey predicts that if the pace of change continues at this rate it’ll take another 100 years, or 5 generations, to reach any […]

A leap into the unknown: Behind the blog

Blog

I’m Nieko. And before you continue reading this post or scroll to the bottom to see my photo, I want to surprise you. I’m a girl — a girl with a guy’s name. That’s something I’ve surprised many, many people with the first time they speak to me over the phone or meet me in […]

Moving beyond risk management to antifragility

Change

The amount of change in the world is exciting, but the combination of the level of innovation being generated by technology and the fierce competition of global markets means that we are seeing — and will inevitably continue to see — slip-ups. As IT professionals, what is our defense against slip-ups? We often try to […]

A passion for obsession

Passion

Everyone admires someone with tremendous passions, but if you have tremendous obsessions for the same things, you’re considered “scary.” It’s like the difference between a renaissance man and a madman. I understand this. I’ve accumulated many passions over the years, ranging from food and wine, fly-tying and snowboard instruction to cross cultural communications. I can […]

Cultivate an open and well-groomed opportunity landscape

One of the things I get asked regularly when I am career coaching millennials just out of university is “How can I make a career plan when I am not really sure what I want to do as my dream job right before I retire?” Don’t worry, you are not alone. In fact, many people […]

Theory of box of chocolates or what does it mean to be “lucky”?

What does it mean to be lucky

“I know what you are thinking: “Did he fire six shots or five?” Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I’ve kinda lost track myself. But being this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you’ve got to ask yourself one […]

As life happens, to plan or not to plan your career?

Public infrastructure asset management CSC Blogs

If you think about it, most of your day is a collection of plans. You may plan to take the dog for a walk, exercise, eat breakfast, drive to work, finish that overdue project, whatever. And then, life happens… The dog runs away, you get lost on your walk and it takes much longer than […]

Career plan: how to start and become successful?

Career plan

More often than not, I am asked for career advice. How did I get started? How did I get to where I am today? What can I do to have a strong career plan for myself? Given we are all back from summer vacations now and getting back to selling and growing CSC, I thought […]