I am humbly engaged in the effort to help dramatically improve how we work with one another on a day-to-day basis with a view towards making work more fun, productive, and successful.

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About Cash Nickerson

Steven “Cash” Nickerson is President and a Principal of PDS Tech, Inc., a position he has held for 15 years. With approximately $300 million in annual sales, PDS is one of the largest engineering and IT staffing firms in the United States, employing more than 10,000 staffers annually. He has held a variety of legal and executive positions in his 30 year career, including serving as an attorney and marketing executive for Union Pacific Railroad, an associate and then partner at Jenner & Block, one of Chicago’s five largest law firms and chairman, and CEO of an Internet company he took public through a reverse merger.


From white belt to black belt—how to become a more confident and effective negotiator, listener, speaker, and leader using the way of the Samurai.

Justice, courage, loyalty, self-control: these are more than words limited to the study of ancient wars and the martial arts. They are essential to the workplace wars we face daily. So, what if you could use the way of the Samurai in your daily life—especially at work?

Honors and Awards

• Distinguished Alumni Award, Washington University School of Law

• Founders Day Award, Washington University in St. Louis

• Global Philanthropy Award for support of Crimes Against Humanity Initiative

• Humanitarian Award, California Autism Foundation