Three Letters that Will Make You a Better Manager

Some people and companies confuse management with cheerleading. Now…there is nothing wrong with rallying the troops, encouraging people, inspiring behavior – au contraire…it is critical, and when done right can lead to a better workplace and happier folks. But in and of itself the pom-poms are not a strategy for management…they are a good and…

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Do You Think You Can Learn to be a Leader?

Are you a leader? One way to find out is to take one of the many online tests available and see for yourself…just beware…most pitch you a service…like get training to enhance your skills or products like Ginsu knives at the conclusion… Here are a few to try…and, of course, please search on your own…

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We Live in Uncertain Times

We live in uncertain times…. No joke… In fact we live in the Age of Beta – we never know what’s going to work or not…but we take the plunge and update our Apps as they come – and by Apps I mean even our “Lifeapps”…that is, relationships, philosophies, ideas. So why do we accept…

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How Could Opportunities…

How could Opportunities be insurmountable? Frankly I don’t believe problems and issues are ever insurmountable…but there you have it – if a word like insurmountable exists – it’s because people use it – so while I’d personally like to have it stricken from the human language experience…I don’t think…whoops…I just got caught in the insurmountable…

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More on leadership…

Nick Annetts from Wunderman Bangkok inspired me with his analogy of the motorway – check out his comment in last week’s posting. Basically, his point was that a good leader understands his team and chooses the right lane for each member – some fast; some slow; some at the speed limit, if you will.

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