The greatest benefit I got out of college was figuring out exactly what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. SIKE! In fairness, I got plenty out of higher education, but I can’t say career clarity was tops on the list. Here are three lessons I’ve learned since graduation day that can help if you’re just starting out.Read More
Your team invests oodles of time, energy, and resources into a project. At the moment, it’s 80% done and 0% usable. Sound familiar?
All of a sudden a new priority emerges. Resources are redirected and the initiative gets put on the back burner.
Yet some leaders still find a way to execute and complete the project.
What’s their secret?Read More
I spend most of my day in meetings and talking on the phone. How about you?
There are repeatable elements to a great meeting: Have an agenda, take notes, assign action items, instill accountability. All of that stuff is good.
But none of it is better than a piece of advice I received early in my career. I call it the golden rule of meetings.Read More
Are you in a commoditized industry?
Haggling over price? Seeing growth slow? Does your product or service look a lot like the next guy’s?
No, this isn’t a pharmaceutical ad, although I am here to tell you – you are not alone.
Still, some of these companies are winning big.
Want to know why?Read More
Stuck in the middle? Here are 3 key behaviors that Executives repeatedly make that Middle Managers don’t. Use them and you might just get more than legroom.Read More
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