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Mission For Today: Ask For Advice

December 18, 2012


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Mission for today: ask a team member for advice related to what you are working on. Take the advice. Are you learning from the smart, experienced people around you? Most smart people are happy to share their knowledge, especially when they are asked. They are even happier if you listen and take the advice.

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Mission For Today – The Start

December 15, 2012


Today's Mission

For the past three days on Twitter, I have been tweeting a Mission For Today, asking my followers to do one positive thing at work.  With the holiday season, it’s a small way to create some good cheer around the office and to keep up your own morale during this busy time.  If you missed […]

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Beginner’s Guide To Outsourcing

August 26, 2012


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It has come to that point and you can’t escape it: you have to outsource.  Whether you were part of the decision-making process or you were just told about it, you will need to adjust to a new reality.  Even if they are just down the street, working with an outside company will change how […]

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How To Ask Your Manager For Help

April 8, 2012


Have you ever found yourself in a “can’t win” situation at work?  You are working hard, doing your best, but yet things still seem to be going wrong.  What do you do?  Be a superhero and try to fix it yourself?  Or do you reach out and ask for help? Contrary to popular belief, asking […]

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Playing Your Zone

October 23, 2011

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Playing your zone

Have you ever walked away from a meeting thinking you had just witnessed a thing of beauty?  It does not happen to me very often, but I was fortunate enough to witness that twice this year.

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Focus The Effort

July 28, 2011


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If a process or a product hasn’t been going well for a while, frustration builds and some leaders try to fix it  by looking for solutions from wherever and from whomever they can.  This results in multiple parallel conversations and/or the team chasing after a dozen or more perceived solutions to the problem.  While everyone […]

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