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From Chaos to Cosmos

I help people and organizations redefine their universe.

If cat-herding were an olympic sport, Jonathan would be a gold medalist. I worked with him closely for 12+ months on a major technology rollout at a government agency. He was a fantastic change agent. Within a few weeks he established a strong personal rapport with all the key stakeholders. He listened to all sides, saw the hidden agendas, and approached every interaction with patience and thoughtfulness. Firm yet compassionate, he kept the project goals firmly in site and delivered a successful rollout ahead of schedule.

Michael Idinopolis

B2B Chief Marketing Officer, McKinsey & Company

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Real Estate

  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson (MD and DC)
  • Former Loan Originator
  • Certified Distressed Property Expert
  • Certified Investor Agent Specialist
  • Former Certified Charfen Institute Instructor
  • Former PGCAR Education Committee Member
  • Former Treasurer DC Housing Providers Association
  • Project REAP Graduate
  • Aspiring Multifamily Syndicator

Project Management / Blockchain

  • 20+ years Information Technology
  • 15+ years Project Management
  • Computer Scientist (BS and MS)
  • BS and MS in Computer Science
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Certified Blockchain Expert
  • Former Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) IT Project Manager for HUDConect (SocialText) Implementation (media recognition)
  • Former IT Project Manager for LandAmerica Lender Services implementing Default Servicing technology BackinTheBlack in national financial institutions

Leadership

Management is “how” to climb the ladder. Leadership is knowing which wall the ladder should be leaning against. The Greek word for the spiritual gift of leadership is proistemi. This word means to lead, to assist, to protect and to care for others.

Wisdom

The gift of wisdom allows people to understand deeper meaning and apply knowledge, beliefs, and experience to every day situations. Those gifted with wisdom often understand root causes of disagreements, conflict, and barriers to growth and development. People with wisdom help others understand and clarify options to make good decisions.

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Teaching

The Greek word for those with the spiritual gift of teaching is didaskalos. From the root of this word we get our English word, “didactic.” The word didasko means to teach, instruct, instill doctrine, explain, and expound.

Administration

The Greek word for the spiritual gift of administration is Kubernesis. This is a unique term that refers to a shipmaster or captain. The literal meaning is “to steer,” or “to rule or govern.” It carries the idea of someone who guides and directs a group of people toward a goal or destination.

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Transparency

“I can deal with gray. I just cannot live in it.” I have learned that this Value should always be balanced with Confidentiality.

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Accountability

Do what you say you are going to do.

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Respect

Golden Rule. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

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Humor

Always be able to smile and laugh at yourself, the situation, and for no reason.

PERSONAL

Minimalist, Tiny Houses (Larger Versions), Bodybuilding (aspirant), Keto (Keotgenesis), WordPress, Hiking (short trips in and out of the city), Podcasts, International Travel, F.I.R.E (Financially Independent Retire Early)

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Jonathan created a software program for our logistics company 20 years ago. This software is the platform for the daily operations and is integral to our operation. He was easy to work with and very receptive to suggestions. I would hire him again with no hesitation.

Karl Robinson

President, R&R Transportation Inc.

Jonathan is persuasive, persistent, and organized. He helped launch our internal social media platform on time.

Letha Strothers

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Jonathan is one of the most intelligent, well-versed, helpful and efficient people that I have worked with. He is an asset to any organization and will advance every community of which he is apart.

Lisa Curry

Fmr. Dean, ITT Technical Institute

Jonathan regularly organizes and hosts networking meetings and events so that people with similar business and personal interests may come together to share their expertise. Besides being a generous guy, he is passionate about his work and helping others, including charitable organizations. I look forward to working with Jonathan to sell real property in estates I am administering.

Sean O'Keefe

Attorney

Jonathan is thorough, knowlegable and extremely helpful in ensursing a smooth and seamless process when workiing through deals and tranactions. I would recommend him as a business associate and a service provider.

Oronde Wright

Real Estate Investor

Johnathan was been great to work with and very knowledgeable.

William McCoy

Manager, Heidebreicht Chevrolet

Jonathan is very detailed oriented. He is efficient and understands the in's and out's of project management.

John Templin

Database Administrator, Indiana Tech

Jonathan is very knowledgeable about the process of identifying and acquiring good investment properties. He is also well connected in the area of financing your investment endeavors.

Stephanie Duncan

Secretary/Treasurer, Borough of South Coatesville

I've worked with Jonathan in the past, as we shadow-partnered on some work together. The combination of his creativity and his connections allowed some opportunities to successfully manifest, which I don't believe would have otherwise.

It was a pleasure to work with him, and I'd do so again.

Claude Labbe

Sr. Partner (Realtor), Real Living | At Home

Jonathan Mickles keeps the project moving forward, plain and simple. He is an unstoppable force that puts the right amount of pressure on a project: just enough so it keeps advancing but not too much so that people don’t feel pressured.

He keeps the team together and focused and makes sure everyone has the information they need. Over the years he has built up an impressive arsenal of resources and when you are stuck he has no problem sharing his resources.

His interpersonal skills are among the best I have ever seen, managing different personalities and working through any differences team members might have.

I greatly appreciate his efforts, his guidance and his calm demeanor.

Thomas Roosens

Sr. Systems Administrator, Washington, D.C. Council

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