Category Archives: Need to Know
Every week I share a few ideas to help you finish strong. A great ending sets the stage for success next week. This week’s suggestions include rethinking your approach to initiative post-mortem meetings and getting into gear on your own professional development.
Every week I share a few ideas to help you finish strong. A great ending sets the stage for success next week. For this week, I’m encouraging you to call a timeout and assess how you are doing against the big items on your agenda. I’m also suggesting a change of view by engaging with peers and teams outside of your own function. Last and not least, I offer a few good Summer reading suggestions in business and biography.
Every week I share a few ideas to help you finish strong. A great ending sets the stage for success next week. For this week, I’m offering a reminder to follow-through or follow-up on the professional development activities of your team members and I suggest a fun way to stimulate ideas and discussions around topics that matter. Enjoy and use them in great professional health!
Most of the tools of management were conceived in an era characterized by a great deal of consistency and predictability…two attributes in short supply today. It’s time to rethink everything, including the tools we use to manage and plan for our very uncertain futures. There is no substitute for the right tool. Sometimes, you simply have to create that tool.
(This post originally appeared at the Management Excellence Blog by Art Petty.) Every year I offer my heartfelt encouragement to the many newly minted MBA students leaving their classrooms and cohorts behind at graduation. In prior years, my “Congratulations! Now What?” post was intended to offer some transition guidance for leveraging the degree. For this year, I’m emphasizing the need for new graduates to retain their hunger for learning and shift their efforts to regular and far-reaching exploration of the ideas changing our world.