Evernote is a powerful and robust note capturing system that can really support and enhance your effectiveness as a manager. Here’s my Ultimate Guide On how To Use Evernote As A Manager. (Note: I am an Evernote Ambassador and self confessed fan of the app. There are other tools available.) Fast access to information As […]
Feedback is essential to becoming a better manager. That’s why you should seek feedback, even if the truth is uncomfortable.
Are your managers preventing change? Many companies are trying to release agility and create a more streamlined approach to delivering customer value.
A few years ago I wrote an article about being a T-Shaped Tester. It seemed to resonate with many people who expanded on that post with testers of all different shapes and sizes. In reality, it wasn’t really an article just about testers, the T-Shaped idea (originated by Ideo) applies to any role in the […]
I’m very grateful for my career and everything I have experienced, but I wish I’d been mentally stronger at times and worried less about certain aspects of my career. That’s why I have written a new book. It’s a book for myself now, and 20 years ago. It’s a book I wished I’d had back […]
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.
To future proof your career – you need to treat the task like innovation in business. In the tech world you’ll often hear about companies focusing on innovation and one way to describe this is by using the S-Curve idea. Imagine the letter S like the one in the image below.
A question I often get asked when I do my 10 Behaviours of Effective Employees talk is which of the 10 I think is the most important. The answer is always communication skills. Always.
Self publishing a book on Amazon is an amazing experience. Sure, it’s daunting, but it’s also a brilliant personal challenge to complete. Here are 9 Steps to self-publishing a book on Amazon.
I get asked this a lot. How do I manage Millennials?