The dirty little secret of business is that everything comes down to relationships. If you’ve been in the workplace long enough, you’ve seen the power of relationships—in your own career and those of your co-workers. Chances are you got a job because of a relationship. Or were trusted to lead a project. Or got promoted.... Continue Reading →
Do You Really Want to Lead?
I'm spending the entire week next week with a group of aspiring leaders. They have answered the call of their organization to step up to a leadership role. In addition to more pay, they will also receive many opportunities to make a real difference for their organization.And most of them are clueless to the challenge... Continue Reading →
What I "Can" Do
There are times when saying 'No' seems like a career-limiting move. Yet a clear personal productivity principle is learning to say 'No'.Easier said than done.I often cover this topic in our project management and leadership development workshops. Here's a link to my article "How to Say 'No' (Without Saying 'No')" that provides some helpful advice.In... Continue Reading →