IT Managers Need To Learn How To Avoid A Crisis Before It Happens

You’d think that to be a good IT manager all that you’d have to be good at is managing people and understanding technology. Most of the time you’d be correct; however, it’s the times when this isn’t the case that far too many IT managers drop the ball. Let’s face it, crisis happen. We’d all … Read moreIT Managers Need To Learn How To Avoid A Crisis Before It Happens

IT Managers Know How To Fix Problem Employees Using Feedback

IT Managers who discover that they have a problem employee on their hands need to move quickly to solve their problem. The trick is determining just exactly what you need to do. Sure you could fire them, but then you’d have to go through all of the effort of going out and finding their replacement. … Read moreIT Managers Know How To Fix Problem Employees Using Feedback

Problem Employees Are An IT Manager’s Problem

Not all IT employees are created equal. As an IT manager you are going to have some great employees on your team – and then you are going to have the others. Every bunch of apples has at least one bad one in it, and every IT manager finds that he or she has a … Read moreProblem Employees Are An IT Manager’s Problem

IT Managers Need To Play The Role Of Coach If They Want To Win The Game

IT managers understand that they are responsible for conducting performance appraisals with their team every so often. What many IT managers don’t realize is that they are also responsible for what comes next: coaching… What Is Coaching And Why Do You Have To Do It? Coaching is not managing. Instead, it’s a two-way activity in … Read moreIT Managers Need To Play The Role Of Coach If They Want To Win The Game

4 Things An IT Leader Should Never Do During A Performance Review

Most IT managers have never been trained on how to properly conduct a performance review with members of their team. What this means is that all too often they end up doing these reviews incorrectly. Not only is this bad for the team – you can’t fix what nobody knows about, but it could also … Read more4 Things An IT Leader Should Never Do During A Performance Review