I’ve been fortunate to work with many great leaders throughout my career. These people have inspired me, mentored me, and supported me as I’ve skinned my knees. I believe it’s my responsibility, in turn, to be a great leader for others.
We used to visualize our company-wide roadmap according to strategic priority and squad over quarters. It worked initially but created a series of challenges. Pivoting to a “Now, Next, Consider” approach delivered some immediate benefits.
Who sets the agenda for your regular one-on-one meetings, the leader or the team member? I very much believe it should be the team member; by extension, part of the leader’s job then is to be fiercely protective of that time and its purpose. It may feel awkward to adopt this format but, with time and practice, you’ll discover more about the people you work with.
Many of us have taken on the second job as activities director for our kids. For the foreseeable future this is the new normal and everyone needs to shift in our expectations around work and home. As we navigate challenges, stay connected and be there for each other.
Everyday we create and share stories about customers, team members, and even made-up people in hypothetical situations. How many of us are conscious of the names, pronouns, and way we ascribe gender to certain traits in our language?
With increasing pace, I’ve seen more people use their voices online to…
I forgot my laptop at home today. I was a bit anxious…