The Dreaded “Video Phone”
If you did not grow up with a camera phone, you probably remember the days of thinking about the absolute horror of a video phone.
“Can you imagine that if when people called you at home, they could see what you look like?
The Business Value of Good Managers
If you want to positively impact the bottom line in your business, there is one thing that will make a bigger difference than almost anything else: Insist that all of your managers are good managers.
Is it OK to not understand the work you manage?
Many people think that as a manager you need to understand the work not only as well as your reports, but even better.
They believe that if they are going to be credible with their team, they have to prove they are the smartest one.
TWO Year Anniversary
Thank you for your support of MOVE. I launched it two years ago in New York City with an exciting
store front display on 5th Ave. Wow, I was so grateful for that experience! Read More
You already have a personal brand
You have a Personal Brand right now whether you know it or not.
You have a Personal Brand right now whether or not it’s something that you care about.
You have a Personal Brand right now even if you think this idea is stupid.
Don’t Give up on Presence
VIDEO Don’t give up on Presence
As I discussed in the video above, as leaders we need to always be thinking about how to engage and motivate our teams.
And the idea I want to talk about today is an important one because so many of us operate in geographically dispersed teams…
Just because you can’t be in the same room, doesn’t mean you can’t be present.
I’m a huge believer in succession planning. But so often, it doesn’t work.
Even when a company talks about succession planning, when there is a big job to be filled, the company goes outside.
I find it interesting is that many companies do one of two extremes when it comes to succession planning:
This idea of
Leading a High Performing Team is one of those things that sounds good on the surface…but what does it really mean in a practical sense?
Think about this in your world. What does it mean to you?
How Much Analysis?
People often ask me how to judge if they are stuck in “Analysis Paralysis”.
How much study is too much?
There is no single answer here, but to answer that question, I find it useful to start with the business outcome in mind, and then to set a budget for how much study a particular plan or answer is worth.
Awhile back I wrote an article called,
Who is worth listening to?.
It’s worth reading if you haven’t seen it, but the main point was that
the goal of listening is simply to make people feel listened-to. Read More