Management

  • Four steps to avoid death by meeting

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    If you are attending meetings that are best described as the stuff of nightmares, lots of passionate discussion and debate, only to realize as you walk back to your desk, that you can’t quite put your finger on what you have actually achieved, or decisions that were made, then you need to take action now! […]

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  • The SMART Solution: Stretch Goals

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    Sometimes SMART goals aren’t enough. We can get too focused on short-term objectives and lose sight of the big picture of what we want in life. How can you shake yourself out of a focus on short-term objectives? The answer is to innovate and grow by including stretch goals using SMART criteria. Simply focusing on SMART criteria […]

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  • Are you experiencing death by meeting?

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    If you’ve ever sat in a meeting wishing you were anywhere but in that meeting then this article is for you. Meetings are a necessary part of business, countless hours are spent every day, every week in meetings, discussions, decisions and companionship are all provided (along with tea and cookies if you are lucky). Yet, […]

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  • No News Is Bad News. Why We Avoid Feedback.

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    When you hear the word feedback, what do you think of? Typically, it refers to comments made about the performance of someone. “Feed-forward” is the work accomplished, and feed-back is an opinion on that work. What’s another way to think of feedback? Couldn’t it be turned around? Isn’t it possible that those you supervise feed […]

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  • How to Manage Your Time.

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    Time management is that elusive skill that I have yet to master. I often find myself wishing that I had more time. More time to follow up on the hundreds of emails I receive every day. More time to spend with my family and friends. More time just thinking about and planning for my next book, […]

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  • SkyeTeam Book Review: The First 90 Days by Michael D. Watkins

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    I LOVE this book. There, I’ve said it. In fact, I have loved this book since the first edition was published back in 2003. “The First 90 Days” by Michael Watkins has been a staple on my book shelf and a resource that I have recommended in all our leadership and management programs. When I […]

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  • I’m Cutting Into Bone, Here. You People Are Crazy.

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    We’ve heard the requests from management. “They just don’t get it. What do you mean I’ve got to force-rank my tiny group of 8 employees? 15% 4’s and 5’s, 70% 3’s, and 15% 1’s and 2’s. Are you kidding? After the RIFs we did this year, I don’t HAVE any more bottom performers. These people […]

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  • Death by Email – How To Avoid Inflicting It, or Succumbing To It!

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    Let me be clear, you can’t actually die from an overload of email, the title of this post is a bit of a misnomer. However I am sure there have been times when you have felt like you might! Email is ubiquitous. But the fact that it is everywhere doesn’t mean it should be everywhere. Have you […]

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  • Casting your net to connect on a virtual team

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    If you have a team member (or members) that you rarely see face-to-face, who live and work in a different geographical location (and that can be in the next building!), that you communicate with through phone, email or other technology, then you are part of one of the many virtual teams that I encounter every […]

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  • New kid on the block? 5 Tips to successfully navigate your first few weeks.

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    Got a new job? First day at work? Maybe you’re the new supervisor, or you’ve been made a team leader. What now? How can you make such a good impression that you’ll be welcome? Joining a new team or company, or taking on a new role is both an opportunity and a time of potential […]

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