What Should Managers Do About Hugging?

More and more people are hugging at work, what's the right way to do this?

How about if we agree to talk about a touchy topic: hugging. Yep, even in this #Metoo era, the concept of opening your arms up and then enveloping a coworker in a big hug is something that is still done in the workplace. You’d think that all of this would be going away in our … Read more What Should Managers Do About Hugging?

Is An IT Manager Really An Artist?

Here’s an interesting question that I like to whip out every so often and run through my mind: is IT a science or an art? For that matter, are we all engineers or are we really artists? If you think about it, our jobs consist of taking basic elements (colors) combining them (painting) and creating … Read more Is An IT Manager Really An Artist?

The IT Manager’s Dilemma: Smart People Or Good Ideas?

When an IT manager is given an assignment to complete a project, who should he/she want to have on their team? Within the world of IT, there are many different types of people that you can choose from, but all too often it comes down choosing people who are as smart as (or less) that … Read more The IT Manager’s Dilemma: Smart People Or Good Ideas?

3 IT Manager Secrets From The Folks At Pixar

Toy Story, Cars, Finding Nemo, Wall-E – who hasn’t been amazed at the movies that Pixar has created over the past few years? I think that we can all agree that clearly Pixar has found a way to foster and grow creativity within their organization. What if IT Leaders could find out how to do … Read more 3 IT Manager Secrets From The Folks At Pixar