Archive for 'Personal Development'
Joan was finishing quite a day and she did not even know it. During the course of her work day she had: Consumed several hundred EXTRA calories Sent her sponsor a draft scope document and sent her business analyst a vendor contract (which was meant for her sponsor) Unknowingly agreed to participate in a presentation [...]
Posted: May 20th, 2013 under Leadership, Personal Development, Professional development.
Tags: calories accidentally consumed, how to multitask, multitasking definition, work efficiently
“Stress is like spice – in the right proportion it enhances the flavor of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you.” ~Donald Tubesing I have a friend who loves chili peppers of all kinds. The hotter the better. Nothing makes him happier than to eat a bowl of [...]
Posted: May 13th, 2013 under Job Performance, Leadership, Personal Development, Professional development.
Tags: how to handle stress, productive stress, stress junkie, thrive on stress, thrive on stressful situations
Isn’t it more fun to celebrate a job well done than to regret a job that is just DONE? As a leader you have a huge impact on your team and their experience. You do not just sit back and see what happens. YOU set the tone for their success. In recent weeks I have [...]
Posted: May 7th, 2013 under Leadership, Personal Development, Professional development, Team Member Behavior.
Tags: celebrate with your team, finger pointing, let your employees celebrate, pointing fingers, state your expectations
“Lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at you.” – David Brinkley In a perfect world, everyone would think that you are perfect all of the time. In the real world, well maybe that is not the case. Maybe, just maybe – there are one or two people who actually do not [...]
There is an expression, “lead, follow or get out of the way”. Unfortunately some leaders have a different version: “lead, confuse your followers and get in the way”. Instead of helping their team members along the road to success, these leaders become the biggest roadblocks to success. These are people who never quite comprehended the [...]
Posted: April 22nd, 2013 under Job Performance, Leadership, Personal Development, Professional development, Risk management.
Tags: get out of your way, human roadblock, lead follow or get out of the way, lead follow or move out of the way