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The Hardest plan to work on is one where it’s about the people on your team. On their growth. Taking into account their skills. What they are able to accomplish. What level they are at. It’s not a plan for you and what you need, it’s a plan for them and what they need. Many managers will struggle with this type of planning because the line between their goals that they need to achieve and…

There is an invisible ladder we don’t see but that exists all around us. It’s the ladder we use to determine how we rank, level and compare against everyone else we know – albeit professionally and/or sometimes personally (hopefully more on the professional side). We look at the skills someone else has and think – “We need to learn that, we need to know that, that’s the missing piece to me getting better, if only…

Going through the list of everything you need to do once winter is over is an exciting time. You have lists for your lists of everything you are going to get done, everything that is going to be cleaned up and made better. The excitement is in the air as the snow melts and you start to smell the fresh grass (somewhere in between everything else that you are smelling). And when you start the…

It’s been a year, a long year, today I heard someone call it “Morch” as in, we are in more March, over and over again. New Year’s didn’t start on January 1, it started on March 14th. Here’s an update from Remotely Prepared over the past year, what we miss, what we look forward to – it’s still your year. https://www.upsidedownoffice.com/podcast/one-year-of-remote

The In-Betweener works in the shadows, between problems, trying to find solutions. The only time you will realize all that they do, is when they are not there, where issues and problems begin to arise at an increasing rate. They keep the tensions low, they keep things from simmering over and they always keep their eye on the prize. The In-Betweener is the person on your team you never interviewed for but are glad they…