If you’re someone who is a member of Generation X or older, then you remember the annual performance review.
Each year, a significant production was made by the manager who scheduled an appointment with a team member to go through that individual’s performance review. I remember it was […]
Have you ever heard of the idea of “managing up?”
If you haven’t, it’s something you should probably learn if you work for someone.
Managing up is a simple concept. It means making sure you give your boss, board members or the person you work for have what they […]
A few days ago I spoke to a nonprofit marketing person who told me about his painful board meeting. Rich had attended a board meeting for his charity, and instead of it being a productive and collegial meeting, it was more like an inquisition.
“When it was my […]
Recently I spoke to my team about the decision making process. I think it’s an important skill to have both for your life and career. And, if you’re the leader of an organization, you have a special obligation to master the skill.
Some of us are quick decision […]
I got off the phone the other day with an exasperated manager who was complaining about Millennials. Of course, every generation becomes the proverbial punching bag of the previous generations. What else is new? But, I will say that I do think the Millennials are unlike […]