March 16, 2018

At first, it surprised me when I saw technical competence at the bottom of the list of the ranking of important skills of a manager at Google. Especially because it's Google, that's kind of what they do.   The other reason it surprised me is because I thought that the...

March 9, 2018

I've mentioned several times before that a huge part of our jobs as people managers is to inspire our people.   And what better way to do that than to paint a picture of a future that is better than today. That is essentially what setting vision is and we as leaders ha...

March 2, 2018

As people managers and leaders we have the awesome opportunity and responsibility to help people grow.

Obviously since our capacity of being a people manager relates mostly and specifically to work then that becomes the growth we talk about first. But when we hit on the...

February 23, 2018

Getting stuff done is pretty much the end goal, the point and purpose of why we have our job and what others like our teams, bosses, shareholders and costumer need and expect from us as people managers.

The great news is, the better you become at all of the other people...

February 16, 2018

No one has ever complained about being too much "in the know". Have you ever heard of anyone quitting a job because they were "way to well informed". Or has anyone ever complained about having too much transparency in their company and being too involved. Not that I've...