So here’s something that can be difficult for us to deal with: what do you do when you are not #1? At work, I’m hoping, we all try hard to use our manager skills and do our best. However, there will be times that the people that we are working with, our peers, just simply … Read more What Should A Manager Do When Your Peers Are Doing Better Than You?
They say that you can pick your friends, but you can’t pick your family members. Well, it turns out that you also can’t necessarily pick your coworkers either. What this means for all of us is that every so often we’re going to find out that no matter what manager skills we have, we are … Read more How Can A Manager Deal With A Jerk In The Office?
We’ve all seen the movie or read the book where the hero gets three wishes and then spends the rest of their time trying to make the right decisions. This brings up an interesting point for IT managers: if you had 3 wishes that you could use to make your current job better, what would … Read more 3 Things That Every IT Manager Wants
Once you become an IT manager, you’d think that you’d pretty much made it – what more could you want? However, it’s really just the start of another journey, not the end. What makes this part of your career potentially different from the parts that came before is that you are the one who is … Read more You Need To Love Yourself In Order To Have A Great IT Manager Career
It may seem a little crazy to talk about how to handle promotions during an economic downturn, but they are still happening (hey, sometimes self-promotion yields results!) Additionally, once the world economy picks up again, there will be even more of them. What’s an IT Leader who was once “one of the guys” to do … Read more Handling A Promotion Is Something That An IT Leader Needs To Know How To Do