On one of my favorite new blogs, TLNT, Brent Peterson provides some great suggestions from his book for how team leaders can remove the typical barriers to getting real work done. According to Brent, these barriers include:
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.
2010 is quickly coming to a close, and fortunately, so is the recession that left most leaders fearing for the future of their organizations. As you think about strategies for managing your team(s) in 2011, here are some predictions to …
Jeff Hamilton is a blogger for Psychology Today who writes extensively about his experiences coping with Attention Deficit Disorder. In a recent post, Jeff discussed his decision to let a hiring manager know about his condition:
As busy managers, we’re often so overwhelmed by a mountain of daily tasks that we never get around to starting the projects that will propel our careers and benefit the organization in the long-term.
Today’s the first day back at work after a long holiday weekend. It also happens to be Cyber Monday, the online equivalent of the day-after-Thanksgiving retail shopping phenomenon Black Friday. According to research performed this month by CareerBuilder, 29 percent …
This Thanksgiving I am making three desserts – a chocolate chip pumpkin cheesecake, layered pumpkin cheesecake brownies, and white chocolate peanut butter oatmeal cookies. While I do love to bake, this is above and beyond even for me. It’s in …
Sustaining team motivation during the holiday season is a tall order. After all, your team members would probably rather be anywhere else than at work, and it’s difficult to keep them duly focused on the tasks at hand. What can …