“Agile is chaos. It sounds chaotic to have people being able to make their own decisions around how they work.” These were the words from an audience member during a business talk I did about agile recently. For this manager the freedom many teams crave (and often need for success) was just too much....
Annual performance reviews can hide weak management. The annual performance review, as conducted by many companies – just once a year, tends to offer little in the way of performance improvements. They cost a fair old wedge of money to conduct too but more importantly, they can hide weak management.
Are your managers preventing change? Many companies are trying to release agility and create a more streamlined approach to delivering customer value.
When you become a manager in a team that is making waves, managing differently or trying to improve the business, you’ll need to spend a significant part of your time reminding people why you’re doing what you’re doing.
“Listening is the greatest compliment” Bob Proctor, Wealth Coach
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know. W. H. Auden, Poet
I get asked this a lot. How do I manage Millennials?
Since when does absence of evidence equate to evidence of absence? Prince Ea
“Would you classify that as a launch problem or a design problem?” Real Genius, Film
Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people. Steve Jobs, Entrepreneur and Business Owner