I was recently speaking with a leader about various topics related to managing self and managing teams. The conversation started out on the topic of time management and prioritizing our work. What emails do you read and which ones do you let slip by? What projects do you pay attention to today and which ones
Julie Long, a senior developer at a software company, was identified by her manager as a high performer. When she was asked to coordinate a team of three junior developers on a project, Julie was excited about the opportunity to finally move into a management role. However she quickly became frustrated. Things that were simple
The idea of strategic thinking is currently very popular in leadership literature and conversations. Harvard Business Review dedicates a significant amount of print and on-line space to the topic of strategy. A search on Google for the phrase “Strategic Thinking” returns 18,700,000 results. It has become a catch phrase used to differentiate leaders from managers.