“For some, being given a management position appears to endorse an inner feeling of superiority. “Hey, I’m something special and I must be doing all things perfectly for me to be given this position!” Continue reading The Unrivaled Leader : Part 8 – Hearing (and acting upon) Negative Feedback is Part of the Job
…”the worst is when someone emails you and then picks up the phone to discuss the email they just sent you. “Justifiable homicide” comes to mind…” Continue reading The Unrivaled Leader : Part 7 – Answering Email is Not Productivity!
“This is a problem all the way up the chain, and frankly I’ve found that while everyone complains about this, rarely does anyone do anything about it.” Continue reading The Unrivaled Leader : Part 6 – Stop Scheduling @!&#!** Meetings!
“Day 2 was markedly different and very informative, not to mention exciting” Continue reading Apple WWDC 2017 Quick Takes – Day 2
“There was a thud when he announced this, followed by murmurs that sounded like “how about the iPhone 8?” repeatedly whispered.” Continue reading Apple WWDC 2017 Quick Takes – Day 1
There are few things more painful in trying to drag out an interview where both parties are clear that this is not a good fit. Continue reading The Unrivaled Leader : Part 5 – How to Interview
“If you think no one on your staff will pick up on the fact that you are misleading them, either by commission or omission, need to reconsider your strategy.” Continue reading The Unrivaled Leader : Part 4 – Don’t Bullshit
“When receiving feedback, unless it becomes insulting or denigrating, just sit and listen. Shut up. Do not offer debate or contradiction. Let the person and give them your undivided attention.” Continue reading The Unrivaled Leader : Part 3 – How to TAKE Feedback
I wish I could always take the same airline(s) for my travels, but unfortunately, due to business constraints there are … Continue reading United Airlines – Update – Still Sub Par
It’s not uncommon anymore to find attendees lugging a tablet or laptop to meetings to “take notes”. Continue reading Trade 30 Minutes for Undivided Attention?