Tag: Supervision

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Schedule time for you

  |   Work/Life Balance
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Your life is hectic, with demands on your time and attention coming from all points of the compass. You need to take some time for you. I’m talking about time to be alone, time to go out to dinner with someone you care about, or time to do something you love. Here’s reality. You won’t get that time if  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Make routine things routine

  |   Management
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If you squander your attention remembering when to do routine tasks or re-inventing the way you do them every time, stop it. Make routine things routine. Use follow-up files and digital reminders to bring routine tasks and events to your attention. Make a list of what you must do every day, week, month, quarter, or  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Your New Year Do’s for 2023

  |   future
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It’s almost 2023. Somehow, COVID keeps hanging around.  We’re cobbling together different forms of co-located and remote work. We’re working out just what AI may mean for us all. What will 2023 be like? How will back to work work out? Will an AI bot write this post next year? Will there be good  »  Read More

Build on your strengths, but

  |   Personal Development
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Shortly after I started in business, I picked up a copy of Peter Drucker’s book, The Effective Executive. Right there, in the first chapter, were words that have been a touchstone for me ever since I read them for the first time. “Effective executives build on strength.” For more than half a century, when I  »  Read More

A Leadership Balancing Act

  |   Leadership
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Life was a lot simpler when you were an individual contributor. Then, all you had to do to get a better evaluation was to work a little harder or a little smarter or both. You had complete control of your effort and personal development. But now, you’re responsible for the performance of a group. Your group might  »  Read More

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