Managers Need To Learn How To Deal With Dead-End Conversations

Managers need to learn how to turn around conversations that they can’t walk away from

Let’s face it. A big part of the job of being an effective manager is the art of conversation. During an average day, we end up talking with a lot of different people about a lot of different things. It would be fair to say that our conversations have a lot to do with our … Read more Managers Need To Learn How To Deal With Dead-End Conversations

Getting Along With The Boss: How To

You need to understand the rules of engagement with your boss

As a manager you are in charge of a team of people who have to do what you tell them to do. However, at the same time you work for a boss who can tell you what to do. What this means for you (and your career) is that you’d like to be able to … Read more Getting Along With The Boss: How To

3 Ways That Managers Can Sabotage Themselves When They Are Unhappy

Having a manager job sure seems like it should be something that would make you happy. I’m willing to guess that since you’ve worked so hard to get this position most days you are at least fairly happy with the idea of going to work and putting your manager skills to work. However, in every … Read more 3 Ways That Managers Can Sabotage Themselves When They Are Unhappy

4 Things An IT Leader Should Never Do During A Performance Review

Most IT managers have never been trained on how to properly conduct a performance review with members of their team. What this means is that all too often they end up doing these reviews incorrectly. Not only is this bad for the team – you can’t fix what nobody knows about, but it could also … Read more 4 Things An IT Leader Should Never Do During A Performance Review