BlueSky Blog

BlueSky Blog

Our Blog delivers unique and helpful content created by members of the BlueSky team. Check back each week to find something new!

  • Moving Beyond a Season of Change

    The holiday music you’ve been hearing for the last few weeks heralds the beginning of the Giving Season for the non-profit community. It’s the time of year when the emotion and sentiment of the holidays makes many people simply feel more charitable. This seasonal awareness and focus on the needs of others represents an excellent opportunity for companies to start

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  • How to stop procrastinating, in the real world. 

    Your mission, if you choose to accept it… More time, less stress. Mission impossible, right? While it might not be easy, it is most certainly possible—if you’re willing to follow these tips to stop procrastinating and start accomplishing. Let’s take a quick look at what you can do (as in, right now in case that wasn’t obvious). Experts define procrastination

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  • Outlook 2017: Reading the Tea Leaves

    It’s that time of the year when we take a quick look back and a longer look forward to try to discern what 2017 might have in store for us. But first, I’ve got a question for you. Is it just me or does anyone else feel like 2016 was a stressful year overall? China, Brexit, Dow corrections, Aleppo, U.

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  • The Changing Role of the CIO

    Jeff Stout shares his insights on the changing nature of the role a CIO must play in a successful organization.

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  • Can you avoid distractions?

    One of the most challenging things in my work is avoiding distractions.  I need to write, answer emails, talk to clients, and in-between somehow get everything else done…and yet I still find myself getting absorbed in random, unproductive activities.  Facebook, the great ‘time sink’, is just one example of the myriad distractions available to us in this modern age. The key

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  • Technology Moves Us Forward But People Lead the Way

    When Jeff Stout first started talking to clients and candidates about BlueSky back in 2006, many of the people he called were using those quaint devices that we’ve come to know as “flip phones” and “slider phones.” The concept of “smart” phones was still largely a dream. In fact, the birth of first iPhone was a year away, and Siri

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