Common wisdom is that the first promotion from individual contributor to leader is the hardest. But it's the second promotion that is the true turning point in a leadership career.
The next killer app is the one that figures out how to effectively replicate the brainstorming / bulls**ting / hallway moment session virtually.
There are a lot of "disgruntled" people around lately. But it's not clear it's all their fault.
Whatever you do, if you're going to learn one piece of technology, learn how to video conference. It will be how you lead. Now, and probably into the future.
Loyalty gets a bad rap. Rightfully so. Misplaced loyalty is too common. The best loyalty is that which is placed in a cause, in an institution.
There are a lot of ways to recruit people, and some of them are far better than others.
Ever wonder why so many people get paid on the 15th and last day of the month? Here's the whole story.
Wired just ran an article entitled "Everything You Thought You Knew About Inbox Zero Is Wrong". In it, Merlin Mann who claims to have invented the idea of "Inbox Zero" recants essentially everything. He basically says "never mind". Merlin was right. And is now wrong.
There's a great deal of noise going around on Twitter right now about how you have to work 80 hours a week to be a success. It's wrong.
I was reading a post on a forum from someone asking if they should take a job as an “HR Operations Coordinator”. I almost threw up in my mouth. Not because HR is terrible, quite the contrary. I have the utmost respect and admiration for people who make other people’s [...]
The flop sweat caught me off guard. Driving to a doctor’s appointment, I was running just a couple minutes late. Yet I was filled with panic and driving like a jerk, darting from lane to lane and cursing people for driving too slowly. This for an appointment I was paying [...]
We are on a delightful vacation in Hawaii and there is a corporate retreat also taking place at the hotel. It has all the trappings of the typical boondoggle, with employees and their spouses being plied with ample food and drink. I’ve seen dozens of these, even been on a [...]