I’ll Do Anything For You But I Won’t Do That!

Leading For The Right Reasons Did you take on a leadership position for the right reason? There are many reasons one might put themselves in the position of being a leader. Whatever they are, those reasons need to be deeply considered because if you're not leading for the right reasons, you may not be willing to be what you need to do. And that may come at the risk of catastrophic results. What Leaders Will Not Do In my career, I've always been amazed at what…

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The Best Letter An Employee Could Ever Write You

Happy Easter Mrs. CEO, I am one of your employees. I work in operations, and I don’t have a fancy title. I like working here, I like what I do, and I love my career. My role here has grown in ways I never expected, and I am thrilled with the direction my job has taken. I wanted to write you because I only see you at last year's Zoom Christmas party or on the website, but I never have the chance to talk to you.…

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Micromanagement: Are You Guilty?

I often get comments from readers of my blog about being micromanaged. Oddly, I don’t get many from people who worry they are guilty of micromanagement themselves. The truth about micromanagement Micromanaging is one of the most corrosive workplace behaviours a boss can demonstrate. Some bosses can’t even recognize that they micromanage. Most would never admit it. (With that in mind, there ARE some scenarios when micromanagement is a good thing. Particularly in these two situations) It is entirely possible that the employee is not good…

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