All too often in the corporate world, leaders are the victims of BS. Sometimes, employees feed their managers false information because they are under a deadline, says Lila MacLellan.
Category: Planning/Goal Setting for Managers
Episode 23 features our first-ever repeat guest! As a world-renowned expert and consultant on professional development, Jeffrey Gitomer’s client list includes: Coca-Cola, Caterpillar, BMW, Verizon, Hilton, IBM, and hundreds of others. In this episode, we discuss the current U.S. economy and how to make the most of it, how to prepare now for when the economy is not strong and Jeffrey’s recommendations for protecting and increasing your profit.
You want to put your best people on your next team project. But, one of your engineers doesn’t work well with your marketing manager. What do you do?
Accountability is one of the basic disciplines of doing business and increasing success. The benefits of creating a culture of accountability are quite evident, but sometimes you might find accountability to be elusive. Why does this happen?
If you’re a sales manager, you likely had a career-making BOON. Now, it’s up to you to help your reps score the same kind of deal.
One of the biggest challenges for project managers and leaders is accurately prioritizing the work that matters on a daily basis. In your professional development path, consider how you master tasks each day and if you think what you are doing will get you promoted. You don’t want to fall into the cycle of deeming every other project, “top priority,” do you?
Nearly everything is customizable now-a-days, so why are we acting as if customer service doesn’t have to be any different?
I don’t use the word “team” loosely. It is entirely different than work group, department, or any other description used for people who work next to one another. Literally or figuratively. Being part of a team connotes more than connected workflows.
Progress. We say, “I’m making progress,” a lot, don’t we? Nobody wants to stop making progress, but sometimes there are roadblocks or speed bumps. To keep the progressive train rolling at work, at life, during a project, or toward a goal, Mitchell Harper says it take momentum. In his blog post for Medium, he writes about ways to build, keep and pick up momentum every day so you don’t regress.
No matter what kind of traveling you’re doing, whether it’s through life or across the country by car, if you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll never know if you’ve arrived. Taking just any road will leave your fulfillment to chance. That’s not good enough.
If you’ve recently graduated and are making the move into the professional world, congratulations. You’re destined to do great things. And in the words of Nicolas Cole – guess what? Nobody cares.