“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!
..if you setup your own iCloud email account, then you’ll want to download email from your account to a thick client (most likely) – here’s how… Continue reading Monkey Techno Quick Take – Apple Two Factor ID with non-Apple Mail Clients
“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!
“…what I found is that the Hue lightbulb in my cabinet would simply switch off after a matter of time…” Continue reading Issues with Touch Sensitive (On/Off) Lamps
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
“Don’t make every interaction a coaching session. What you really want is your staff to coach you. ” Continue reading The Unrivaled Leader : Part 2 – How to Get Feedback
you must ask yourself and others: am I adhering to these guidelines? Most assuredly your staff and peers will know whether you are or are not. Continue reading Are You Naked And Don’t Know It?