Are you swamped? It’s easy these days to get overloaded since so many organizations are trimming back and focusing on doing more with less. That doesn’t mean you have to do it all.
Don’t let the pricey management consultants know it, but there’s a four-step recipe that will help you solve almost any complicated problem. This process isn’t for everyone.
Accomplished project managers understand that it’s not always smart to play it safe. Most people with project management experience are familiar with Cobb’s Paradox.
You’ve gathered input and heard people out, and then made the ultimate decision – but now you’ve got a team of unhappy staff members who wish it had gone a different way.
There’s never been a time in history like today where four generations have worked together alongside each other. As a team leader, that can present you with many challenges since your team could be comprised of older Traditional and Baby …
Have you ever seen a brainstorming session go south in an instant just because one person made an off hand comment? Someone saying “You’re right, but…” can stop a discussion in a few seconds flat.
It happens in every organization. Two leaders of two different teams just can’t get along. It’s wreaking havoc among the other teams. Things are just a mess. As the program manager, you’ve been asked to fix the situation.
Change. Any business would stagnate and die without it. It happens so quickly these days and is often out of our control. Sometimes you probably feel like screaming, “Slow down, I want to get off!”
A team-based culture is the best type of organizational structure in my opinion, but you have to make sure you understand the disadvantages when you are starting out — it’s definitely not a panacea.
One of the biggest challenges for a team leader is finding the balance between making a decision and letting the team make a decision. If your organization has decided to become more team-based, it can be a struggle to determine …