Archive for 'Team Member Behavior'
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
Jane was really nervous. Despite their best efforts her team was not going to make the implementation. They worked frantically right up until the official go or no-go decision point and unfortunately she had to recommend a no-go decision. In their defense, her team was working on a complex system that had not been updated [...]
Posted: November 19th, 2012 under Communication, Leadership, Personal Development, Professional development, Team Member Behavior.
Tags: better communication, communication skills, how to communicate
Ramesh waited impatiently in his office for the project implementation document that Jayesh had promised to send to him. His mobile rang and he saw Jayesh’s name displayed, so he quickly took the call. “Ramesh, I just lost my laptops while on my way back home in Central Hounslaw” Jayesh said. Jayesh was waiting at [...]
“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” ~ Oprah Winfrey I was beyond surprised when one of my colleagues made this comment about our team lead: “Just you wait until our conversion date, [...]
Posted: July 23rd, 2012 under Leadership, Personal Development, Professional development, Team Member Behavior.
Tags: fair weather colleague, fair weather employee, fair weather friend, flake out, the tough get going, When the going gets tough
It was 4:45pm and the requirements review meeting had already gone fifteen minutes beyond the scheduled end time. Joe was becoming agitated. He needed to get out the door at 5:00 pm exactly in order to pick up his daughter from soccer practice. The meeting was not showing any signs of wrapping up. He let [...]
Posted: February 13th, 2012 under Communication, Leadership, Personal Development, Professional development, Team Member Behavior.
Tags: conflicting priorities, long meeting, manage projects, managing priorities