Not everyone can be a manager. That’s an organizational reality that not many people talk about. Even if everyone wanted to be a manager, and many people don’t, there are some people who just shouldn’t be placed in that position. Unfortunately, some managers don’t discover that they aren’t cut out for the role until it’s […]
A couple of weeks ago, we talked about the importance of giving a new hire that critical 90 day period to learn the ropes and start to get a feel for the job you hired them for. Just as important during this time is making sure the new hire feels like they made the right […]
Let me start by saying that as a rule, I’m a “less process is better” person to begin with. Having said that, I do understand that processes are required and in most cases can streamline systems to make your work life easier. The question then becomes, at what point do processes tip from being helpful […]
Have you ever hired a new employee and after a while, started to wonder whether you made the right choice? I’m sure many of us have. This is especially troubling when we hire an experienced individual from another company. The reason the person was so attractive was because you thought they could come in and […]
One of the definitions for radio silence is a period during which one hears nothing from a normally communicative person or group.