Tag Archive: Leadership Development

Survive your Promotion – Book Review

If you’ve worked your way up through the ranks to your first management position, Katy Tynan’s new book, “Survive your Promotion: The 90 Day Success Plan for New Managers,” is for you.  It’s… Continue reading

2.5 minutes that changed my day – Community update

On March 10, 2010 I posted, “2.5 minutes that changed my day.”  It generated some interesting conversation about the value of getting up and moving around in the office. Roger advocated for the… Continue reading

2.5 minutes that changed my day

In “Kill your Chair,” Alexander Kjerulf’s suggests people sitting at desks should get up and move around every 30 minutes.  That’s mind blowing to me so I decided to take his advice. I… Continue reading

Waffles

We’re snowed in and I’m eating a delicious waffle with real maple syrup.  I’ve added some peanut butter and homemade strawberry jam on the side.  Yum yum!  Waffles are good because of what… Continue reading

Critics and coaches

Critics tell you what you did wrong.  Coaches point out the wrong and tell you how to be better. It’s easy for leaders to become “critical critics” because their nature is seeing problems… Continue reading

Criticism and vision

Here’s a suggestion for handling criticism.  Adopt personal, professional, or project vision statements. Here’s one of my personal vision statements.  “Become an effective, dynamic public speaker.”  That vision informs the way I handle… Continue reading