The Biggest Obstacle Faced By First Time Leaders

The Biggest Obstacle Faced By First Time Leaders

The fact is that if everything was perfect yesterday, you would not have been put in the position of leadership today.  So the challenges you are about to face are likely wide and deep.  And many of the things that have made you successful to this point are going to be obstacles to your future success. But one single obstacle, that you have perfected over many years as an individual contributor, is going to cause you to fail unless you quickly pivot hard.

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Why Your Asshole Boss Might Be The Best Thing For Your Career

Why Your Asshole Boss Might Be The Best Thing For Your Career

“People don’t quit their company, people quit their boss” is as true today as ever before.  With an unemployment rate at record lows, employees have more options than ever for meaningful employment.  As a result, when the boss is an asshole, the first inclination of most employees is to find another job.  But is that the right thing to do? The short answer is maybe.

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5 Ways to Better Communicate Through Better Listening

5 Ways to Better Communicate Through Better Listening

The biggest problem that plagues all human relationships is miscommunication.  What one person perceives as obvious, another misinterprets.  Even the slightest, most mundane discussions can have far reaching consequences.  Wars have been waged over much less. Here are 5 ways to better communicate as the receiver of information to minimize the potential for miscommunication.

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