“Watch out for Susan. She pretends to be nice then blindsides you every chance she gets. It’s always all about her. Don’t trust her.” It was my first week at a new company. I was a newly hired IT leader being warned by a colleague about my peer on the Marketing side of the house.... Continue Reading →
Can you learn project management?
Certainly you've wondered that before, haven't you? "Can that person--that so unorganized, easily distracted, doesn't take work seriously person over there--really learn how to manage projects? I don't think they could deliver a pizza to their mother!" We can put someone in a class or e-learning session, but can they really learn the stuff? Can... Continue Reading →
How to Get Your Work Noticed When People Take it For Granted
In a recent conversation with a group of leaders around the world, a participant mentioned that her work is often seemingly taken for granted. She puts great effort into her projects only to deliver them to a... yawn. How can you shine more brightly in a workplace that seems oblivious? In a perfect world, our... Continue Reading →