Monthly Archives: January 2015

Everyone needs feedback. Let’s just do it right.

Early in my career, I began hearing that I was “too aloof.” I was hurt and offended by the description, and didn’t really understand what it meant, so I turned to Webster’s dictionary for a definition. ‘At a distance but … Continue reading

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Help! I’ve just been promoted to manager…

One day a group of colleagues and i were walking to lunch, laughing, joking and generally carrying on. I playfully patted a guy on the rear and told him he had “a cute butt.” Only two months later I was … Continue reading

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10 Awesome Interview Questions to Really Get to Know Job Candidates

Originally posted on Leading with Trust:
The last few weeks I’ve been focused on hiring a new team member. Although time-consuming and laborious, it’s one of the most important things I do and is one responsibility a leader can’t delegate. I…

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Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions

Originally posted on How We Lead:
Many of you are finishing up year-end performance reviews and working with your team members to set goals for the coming year. But have you thought about how you’re going to help your staff…

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Want to Be a “Success”? Learn to Be an Outlaster

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Original image courtesy of flowcomm, via Flickr Commons Happy New Year! 2015 is now here and it is up to us what we will do with the time each of us is allotted.…

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