Management Effectiveness

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If you think you’re not a project manager, think again

By |March 10th, 2017|

Many years ago, I did not consider myself to be a project manager. Throughout my career, I have thought of myself as an entrepreneur; a […]

How to Attend Less Meetings (Without sabotaging your career)

By |March 10th, 2017|

Some of us spend far too much time in meetings. I’m not talking about the absolutely critical meetings. I’m talking about the fringe meetings that […]

Are You Hiding From Challenging Conversations?

By |February 8th, 2017|

We can all probably think of a few times when we needed to deliver a difficult message and may have used email instead of a […]

Want More Time? Adopt These 6 Time Abundance Practices!

By |October 14th, 2016|

As I pulled into the client parking lot (a little pressed for time) I was mentally reviewing the packed day ahead of me.  First a […]

Would This One Simple Thing Unite Your Team?

By |September 21st, 2016|

If you could introduce a relatively small thing to better unite your team, would you do it? What if it also focused everyone on a […]

Just Throw Time At The Problem

By |June 13th, 2016|

“Just throw money at the problem and send a nice gift.” That was the counsel I received from a former supervisor. He was trying to […]

Mastering the ART of Delegating

By |May 9th, 2016|

Delegating is such an all-encompassing word that it can feel overwhelming. What does it take to delegate well? How do I know if I am […]

How to Use Gmail Like a Pro

By |May 2nd, 2016|

Let’s face it, email is an integral part of our lives and the volume of messages we receive is growing daily. So it is in […]

Why You Need to Kick Your Multi-Tasking Habit

By |April 12th, 2016|

Earlier in my career, I fancied myself to be a pretty savvy multi-tasker. I honestly thought this was the best way to fit more into […]

Things Not Better Left Unsaid: The Importance of Employee Feedback

By |April 11th, 2016|

It is sometimes said that employees don’t leave the company they work for; they leave the managers they report to. Not surprisingly, manager behaviour is […]