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ArchiveFebruary 2017

Maintaining Connectivity to Your Team

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There is a slew of tools to ensure you’re constantly in contact with your team – SLACK, Skype, Hangouts – to name a few.  Sometimes we use these as scheduled interactions and mass announcement platforms with more one way then both way communications. But the moments that generate the genuine gratitude from your teams are the random interactions – the text message to grab a...

Focus on the Moments, Not the Game

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It’s easy to look at a game, a job, a task, an anything and get down on yourself for having messed up and lost. So easy in fact that we don’t need anyone’s help to see what went wrong. But as a Leader, you need to pivot, you need to step back, this game is over, this project is done and now it’s time to focus on the next one.  Even if it’s not over, you need to dig...

Ease Up on the Self-Critique

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When we are so focussed on a problem, looking in, staring at, trying to solve it, trying to make it better, adding, deleting, writing, erasing, training, stopping, we sometimes forget to stop being so critical of ourselves and take a step back to look at what we’ve really accomplished. We shouldn’t be driven by external factors, but sometimes they are a great way to slap us upside the...

Not my Job, What about your Career?

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When we say that something is not our job what we are really saying is that this has no place in my career. Perhaps it’s not our skill set, maybe it’s not something we are used to doing, maybe it’s something we feel is less than what we normally do. Dangerous assumptions all around. Because maybe, just maybe it might not be our job, but it might be the offroad adventure that our...

Growing Pains

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You’d think it would get easier with experience. You’d think these feelings of discomfort would subside when you get going. You’d think it’d get a little easier the second time around. You’d think the same problems at different places would be resolved quicker. But you’d be wrong – these are the growing pains that stay with us as we go through the first...

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