CategoryLeadership

Focus

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It’s getting harder to maintain our focus on what needs to be done vs what is happening all around us. We are being torn in fifteen different directions at once with everything breaking at the same time. Our initial reaction is and always will be to yell out – “Hold on, let me think about this.” – but we don’t have that luxury around us. It reminds me of a...

Stay Still

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With all that is happening in the world around us, everything is being affected, even our daily discourse and what we write about. Staying still is very hard to do. Our parents have been trying to get us to do it since we were kids – “Sit Down, Stay Still, Don’t Move!” How long did you last? Not long I imagine, I sure didn’t. But now we are having to stay still for a...

The Roles in a Team

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We can’t all be leaders on the same team, it doesn’t work. Everyone would be suggesting their own approach and we would get nowhere. We need skills, we need people who can get things done, others that focus on short-term and long-term goals. We need people who are working with other teams and coordinating efforts and we need people who are on the bench ready to jump in when the moment...

Run With the Team

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Not to be confused with – “Run the Team”. Leaders run with the team, before they ask their team to do something, they are doing it with them, they are trying it out before they ask them to, they are considering it before asking the team to do the same. Managers don’t run with teams, they run teams, they ask teams to consider options, ask them to try new things out and do...

New for the Sake of New

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When you’re working with all the “new” stuff, everyone wants to use it. Everyone wants in on it. What was new is now old and who wants to work with that. This is great for learning and great for advancing your software and it’s capabilities. But if you don’t know why you are using it? Well then you are just doing some new because it’s new and not because it can...

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