Category Archive: Solution Saturday

Dear Dan – Is There Ever a Time to Not Forgive

Dear Dan, Is there ever a time to not forgive an offense, and instead seek for it to be righted? I worked with a group over the summer to redo the organizations discipline… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How to Earn Respect

Dear Dan, I need help! I am the new manager to a team of experienced professionals. How do I earn their respect? Sincerely, New Manager Dear New, Congratulations on being selected to manage… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: They’re Paying Him Under the Table

Dear Dan, I have been with a company for over 18 years. I was the “Jack of all trades” for a very long time. I did everything from managing to marketing. I have… Continue reading

Dear Dan: It’s Increasingly Difficult to Keep My Frustration from my Staff

Dear Dan, I just discovered your article entitled, “You Feel Things Your Team Shouldn’t Know About,” and I realized that I probably don’t do as good a job at this as I should.… Continue reading

Dear Dan: I Put Stuff Off and Work All Weekend

Dear Dan, I read and love your blog. Your post on procrastination hit home because I am a procrastinator. My director-level job involves deep-dive creativity, research, writing, deadlines, and teams. I’m good at… Continue reading

Dear Dan: My Boss Says I’m Off-Putting But I Don’t Agree

Dear Dan, I am a female professional working in government (I am not a manager but am in a position of influence and leadership). I have received feedback from my manager that I… Continue reading