I’m pretty sure that we can all agree that being an IT manager in a modern workplace is a tough job. Trying to stay on top of technology that is always changing, manage a team of skilled professionals, and take care of your career takes all of your IT manager skills and is much more … Read more IT Managers Have A Time Problem
Time, time, time. If only we all had more of it! As an IT manager the day can get away from us early on and we’ll never have a chance to get it back. None of us have the IT manager skills that are needed to prevent this from happening. What we really need are … Read more 3 Ways IT Managers Can Become More Productive
As IT managers we spend a lot of time thinking about what we need to do in order to manage others. We understand that this requires a special set of skills and so we spend time trying to develop and refine those IT manager skills. However, do you ever spend any time thinking about how … Read more What Self-Management Skills Does An IT Manager Need To Manage Himself / Herself?
So what’s it going to take to make you a successful IT manager? Is it going to be your understanding of a wide variety of emerging technologies? Is it your ability to understand where the company stands in the marketplace and where it wants to go? Or is it your business skills that allow you … Read more Do You Have Enough Personal Energy To Be An IT Manager?
Doing a good job of managing your time is a challenge for every IT manager. Every day it seems like there are more and more things that you are being asked to do while the amount of time that you have to accomplish them keeps getting smaller and smaller. If only there was some way … Read more IT Managers Know That Their Goals Are The Secret To Time Management
How are you doing with managing your time? Nobody ever told you that being an IT manager was going to be this tough, did they? How did you spend your last day at work: a lot of phone calls (some completely worthless), a lunch meeting that may have been rescheduled at the last minute, work … Read more Why 168 Is Not Enough For An IT Manager (The Secret Of Time Management)
What is it going to take for you to get promoted? What set of skills as an IT Leader do you need to develop in order to have any chance at moving up to the next level? If you don’t know what you need to know, then how is that promotion going to happen? It … Read more The Answer Is 9, But Do You Know What The Question Is?
It’s All About How You Use Your Time So I like to talk about how to be a better IT Leader just as much as the next guy, but what are you supposed to do when your job has gone away? I’ve been getting a lot of email from IT managers who are finding themselves … Read more IT Leader Job Hunting Secrets
Just where does the time seem to go? I don’t know about you but as of late I seem to be running out of time or just simply running behind more often than in the past. I’d like to blame the current turmoil in the financial markets; however, that’s not the problem. There are many, … Read more How IT Managers Can Make Time Work For Them