My way or the highway. That is the motto of many old-school leaders who are focused on getting the job done. Failure to encourage questions could indicate negative leadership traits.
An organized and methodical manager can put order into chaos by delegating tasks. First, they need to develop a vision for what will be done and who will do it.
As a business leader, are you living in a ‘constant state of fight or flight?’ Scott Eblin uses this phrase to describes leaders who are struggling with their c-suite role. In fact, Eblin states that 40% of leaders fail to succeed in these roles.
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.
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?
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?
A recent survey revealed just how much pressure chief marketing officers are facing.
Are you making a list of resolutions for the New Year? How about a “Don’t Do” list?
The year is coming to a close, and it’s typically a time for reflection. Closing the book on 2008, a year that saw some major economic turmoil, gives you the perfect opportunity to look back on your agency and to look forward to the coming year.
A recent survey by the Chief Marketing Officer’s Council revealed that marketing/ad executives plan to increase focus on personal customer service and interaction, something that could set them apart from competitors during these rough economic times.