Can you ever have too many friends? I don’t think so. As a manager it is very likely that at one time or another one of your friends will be someone who is on your team. This is a pretty natural thing and as long as both of you keep it professional, there should be … Read moreWhat A Manager Should Do When Their Friend Is Not Doing Their Job
As an IT manager, your goal is to be able to use your IT manager skills to lead a team of professionals in such a way that the team is able to successfully accomplish tasks for the company. Every day when you come to work, your goal is to find ways to employ your IT … Read moreHow Can You Become An IT Manager That People Like?
Although we all know that being an IT manager is a people job, sometimes it can be a bit of an effort to remember that. There are so many different things that we are called on to use our IT manager skills to do: time cards, year-end performance reviews, setting goals for the team, etc. … Read moreIT Managers Want To Know If It Is Worth Being Nice
Sure it’s great to be an IT manager, but we all want to become better at this job. We want to be the manager that everyone in the company wants to come work for. We want to be the manager that all of the other managers seek out when they need advice. These are all … Read moreIT Managers Want To Know What Makes The Great Managers Great
So here’s an interesting question for you, what is the most important conversation that you’ll have as an IT manager? It turns out that the answer to this question is the conversation(s) that you’ll have with your management. If we can all agree that these are important, the next question is just exactly what you … Read more4 Tips For How IT Managers Can Talk With Their Managers
So here’s a quick question for you: what is the most pleasant thing that anyone on your IT team can hear? If you guessed “their name”, then congratulations, you got it right! t turns out that we all like to hear our name – it’s basically music to our ears. This is nice to know, … Read moreThe Secret To Being Thought Of As A Brilliant IT Manager