Bad bosses are like mosquitos. They can even carry a death sentence for your organization. How you address them impacts experience and results
Supporting Your Team
Instead of saying, “walk a mile in their shoes”, say, “walk a mile in their muddy boots.” Here’s why this matters.
The world is shrinking. Across my career, I’ve worked on many multicultural and international teams. Today, I work directly with individuals who have a native language of English, Italian, Hindu, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish or Vietnamese. Based on my experiences, I wrote tips for leading global teams. In that post I recommend using simple terms
The Scenario: An Unrealistic Demand While working for a large, rapidly expanding non-profit, I was tasked with upgrading the organization’s technology. We anticipated doubling in scale over 12 months. Adding to the challenge was an already understaffed technology department, supporting antiquated technology. The task was daunting, but we had an amazing team. My boss, the
I recently received feedback that I am multitasking too much in meetings. The perception is that I am not engaged enough. This bothers me especially because multitasking during meetings has long been a pet peeve of my own. Therefore, I’m dedicating myself to fixing this. Here’s why: A good leader serves their organization through active
Storms that may seem destructive, often bring positive results. A leadership storm can have the same impact. A good leader that enters a bad situation (drought), needs to make tough decisions (storm), but the positive results are undeniable (growth). The Drought Preceding storming leadership is often a drought. This drought is a time of difficult challenges
Only 57% of Americans use the full vacation time. I recommend a better work-life-alignment, understanding the true perceptions and maximizing your paid time off
Many organizations today say “the employee alone, is responsible for their career”. It is no surprise that employees have decreased loyalty.