What Self-Management Skills Does An IT Manager Need To Manage Himself / Herself?

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

Do You Have Enough Personal Energy To Be An IT Manager?

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

IT Managers Know That Their Goals Are The Secret To Time Management

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

Why 168 Is Not Enough For An IT Manager (The Secret Of 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

The Answer Is 9, But Do You Know What The Question Is?

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