Does It Really Matter How Much People Like You?

Forget all that Facebook “like” stuff, there is a much bigger question that you need to be able to answer. Just how likeable are you in real life? You might shrug that question off and say that it doesn’t really matter, it’s what you can use your IT manager skills to accomplish that matters, but … Read moreDoes It Really Matter How Much People Like You?

Peer Reviews: Are They Worth The Hassle?

As an IT manager you would like to know who on your team is performing at their peak level and who is just coasting along. The realities of life mean that despite your IT manager skills you can’t spend all of your time with your team and so you may never be able to answer … Read morePeer Reviews: Are They Worth The Hassle?

IT Managers Need To Learn How To Avoid Thinking Negative Thoughts

I have bad days at work. The cause of a bad day for me can vary, but generally it all comes down to some interaction that I’ve had with someone that did not go well despite all of my IT manager skills. When the day is done and I’m finally at home, it can be … Read moreIT Managers Need To Learn How To Avoid Thinking Negative Thoughts

Why Venting Is The Wrong Way To Deal With Workplace Anger

So here’s an interesting question for you: have you ever become angry at work? If you’ve been working for any length of time, the answer to this question has to be “yes” – we all have. Now comes the much bigger question: what did you do about it? It turns out that there are right … Read moreWhy Venting Is The Wrong Way To Deal With Workplace Anger