Lately. I’ve been doing a lot of seminars for prospective career changers, and I always ask the audience how many people are using LinkedIn to communicate directly with contacts in their new industries.
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.
As challenging as managing people can be, managing work when you don’t have formal authority over the people doing it can be even more challenging.
It seems there’s always one in the crowd. You know who I’m talking about. The glass half empty person who couldn’t find some good news if it was plastered on their face.
Managing projects, both large and small, can be a challenge. Coordinating tasks, managing scope, monitoring resources, scheduling deliverables, and keeping everyone in the loop all require lots of juggling to be successful.
Personal branding sounds like a very 21st century concept, but it was actually born in 1997, when management guru Tom Peters wrote about “the brand called you.”
Working with someone you don’t like can raise your stress level and impact your productivity, so you’ll want to make sure you find a way to deal with the issue.
Conversation is one unique trait of being a human, and it is an important skill to have. It is the way we get to know others and go on to forge a relationship with them.
I was talking to the CEO of a management consulting firm the other day and was surprised to hear him say that he doesn’t require new consultants to have – or plan on getting – an MBA. He feels that …