We received some positive feedback about the recent post, How to Lead Without Authority, and in response I decided to do a little more research on the topic.
Are you a Buffy, or more of a Xander? We look at seven Buffy the Vampire Slayer characters commonly seen on teams and the unique contributions each brings to projects.
It happens to all of us. Sometimes, the right way to fix a project is to cancel it. Making the decision to do so, though, has to be more than a gut response.
Allowing employees to work from home or other remote locations is often touted as a way to keep workers more engaged and retain key employees. With more than 3.3 million working remotely, or about 2.
Has it already been 4 weeks? Where did the month go? This weekend we will be releasing a myriad of enhancement requests, bug fixes, and new features. The best part – ZERO downtime. Thanks Ops team.
Team leaders have a tough job when it comes to communication. You have to adapt your communication style to get the most from team members and do it again when you’re communicating with upper management. While you’re going through hoops …
This is the second installment of a two part series on presenting for leaders. Over the last several years, I’ve given a few hundred presentations. I like to think I get better each year, but that doesn’t happen automatically. As …
When you have multiple stakeholders, various projects, and competing deadlines, it can sometimes be difficult to prioritize. It can seem impossible to make a good decision that pleases everyone. The good news is, you don’t have to make everyone happy.
My management career started in 1977. Fresh out of college, I was the manager of two restaurants in the Pioneer Valley in Massachusetts, which grew to 65 employees in 2 years (I was the 5th employee).
This is part one of a two part series on presenting for leaders. You just got a message from your manager that next week you and your team will need to make a presentation to the Leadership Team on your …