A long time ago, I was asked to take on a new opportunity, leading an organization that was the ugly duckling. Every organization has a team that no one really wants to leave their functioning team to take on the challenge of the team from hell. What helps them be labelled “that team?” From the
With everything that is going on with the Senate Hearings and today being Comey Day, I thought I would replay some of the things that really get you to think about – WHEN THE BOSS SAYS… Having worked for over 40 years for many different types of bosses – I have had more than a
I was asked the other day, what would I say was my most memorable accomplishment to date? I was very quick to answer… Why? I had been thinking about this just last week for a potential blog post. I did not answer with the usual “things” that I have made happen in my career. I have
The other day, I had a call from a past colleague that was struggling with a situation he was dealing with from his team. He was telling me that he had a couple of his team that were sabotaging his actions to improve the team and overall performance of the team. After a couple of pointed questions to understand what he
When I was training new managers at Intel, I used to start off with one simple statement to kick off the training. “Let’s start with getting a piece of paper out and putting a T chart on it – label one side “G” and the other “B” . As we are walking through the training material.