Results for the category: Teams

We blur the edges

August 15, 2018

Blur Given that none of us are perfect communicators, in any conversation there are two tracks to listen for: what’s being said, and what’s not. There’s room for confusion in both. Most of... READ MORE

What it is #2

August 6, 2018

Both The things about appraisals: - Not just annual. The discipline of going through what is and isn’t working (from yesterday) should be an as-often-as-useful coffee-shop conversation. Don’t wait for the Earth to... READ MORE

What it is #1

August 5, 2018

Bees The appraisal process should be simple. Start with … this is what I like about the way you do your work. This isn’t to puff someone up or soften them for the... READ MORE

Words might work

August 3, 2018

Brooms When the team isn’t working, what do you do?  Three options (which may turn out to be sequential): - Ignore it. Maybe the team isn’t working as well as you’d like, or... READ MORE

Definite no-nos

July 30, 2018

Shadows Hiring someone into a management position, that is, a position that involves management of others, is one of the critical tasks of leadership. There are always more attributes than candidates to... READ MORE