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:
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Is every manager in your company a good manager?
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. Read More
What is it you want to find?
I was having a conversation recently with a client who was asking my advice on interviewing for a key position on her staff.
She asked me how to know during an interview whether you can truly trust a person to deliver what you need in the role. Read More
The Monday MOVE Idea
Each Monday until the launch of my upcoming book MOVE, I’ll be sharing an important idea from the book. This week: Make People Feel Like Super Heroes
“Patty, When I worked for you, I thought I was Superman.”
I got that message recently from a former employee. Read More
This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Working and Managing Remotely.
If you missed it you can download the recording.
Members of Azzarello group can download this webinar for free.
How to show up when you can’t be there
Learn how to exert your presence, build your brand, and influence others, whether or not you are there! Read More
People don’t become more strategic
I frequently talk to executives who are concerned about particular individuals on their team, saying, “I need them to be more strategic”.
Reality check: I have never seen anyone become more strategic. Read More
What is an org chart for?
This was a lesson I learned in my corporate career, and have carried through to my entrepreneurial career.
When you think of an org chart, people usually think about it as a way to visually organize people. Read More