Loyal readers & subscribers, here’s hoping that this upcoming week is a great week for you — I’m taking it off! Blogging will resume next week… For my readers in the U.S., you know that this week is all about family, fireworks and general celebrating. The cause for all of this celebration is the signing … Read more Happy Independence Day — Take The Week Off!
As a manager your aim should always be to perform as well as you can, to achieve the aims and objectives of the company. You also need to make sure that the members of your team are pulling in the the same direction, and that they are enthused about the work that they are doing. … Read more “Think BIG” by Dr. h. c. Harald Seiz – Using the Advice as a Manager
Any manager is only as good as his or her team. I’m pretty sure that we’ve all heard this before. However, that leaves us in a bit of a bind – more often than not we are just handed a team and told the make the most of them. However, it turns out that over … Read more New Book: Killer Staffing Skills Managers Need To Know
Good news! The Accidental IT Leader blog is now being supported by a brand new podcast called (what else) “The Accidental IT Leader”. This new podcast is available on the Anchor podcasting service (just purchased by Spotify!). If you don’t have time to read the latest The Accidental IT Leader updates, then listen to them! … Read more The Accidental IT Leader Podcast Now Available!
When you find yourself in a leadership position, you’ll want to make the most of it. This means that you want to be viewed as being both powerful and effective. In order to make this happen, you need to have a good understanding of what leadership is really all about. What You’ll Find Inside: IT … Read more New Book: Becoming A Powerful And Effective Leader
Traveling business people are at a disadvantage when traveling overseas. This is particularly true if they don’t speak the local language, or if different technology and business standards prevail in the nation in which they are traveling. It’s possible to be just as efficient and effective as you are when you’re home, when doing … Read more Finding Compatible IT Standards When Traveling Overseas
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One of the responsibilities that we have as IT managers is to teach others about where they can find good jobs — IT jobs and others. As kids go back to college this fall, it’s the perfect time to open their eyes to the job opportunities in the federal sector. We all know how hard … Read more What IT Managers Need To Know About Job Opportunities In The Federal Sector
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