Category

Leadership

Category

Management and Leadership are two different things, neither can wait to happen. If your team doesn’t know what is happening or who is doing what, they need a manager, they need someone to jump in and help. That person is you, your team is waiting – it doesn’t have to be complicated – a Trello Board, Miro, Notion, Notepad, or anything that helps your team gets organized. Don’t wait.

And let’s not start with – it could all blow up in your face and the world could end. If the worst is that the next release might be later but your current release is already on track to be late, then the worst case is that you could have a late release (give or take). We use the “What’s the worst that could happen?” – excuse as a push-off to not doing anything because…

If you’re starting a new role and unsure of it, the best thing to do is ask what you should be doing. If you’re given a list of 15 things you should be doing now, this instance, this moment realizes that can’t happen – so rank them and pick the top 5. Of those Top 5 identify what you need to do be good at them, how much do you need to put into them,…

New Teams are always fun – and when I say fun I mean that cues up two immediate emotions. “Yes, let’s do this.” – ready to jump on a call and meet. “Yes, let’s do this.” – teeth chattering, worried about what that first call will be. Both are excited, one a little more nervous than the other which is key to identifying as a leader as this helps to develop your approach to the…

When was the last time you asked yourself this question? Where are you Not Leading? Where is your team falling down? Where are they failing? Where do they need your help? It’s not the “warm and fuzzy” question we all want to be asking, but it’s the question, you the leader, needs to be asking of yourself all the time, to ensure you’re helping your team, leading, supporting, and growing them in the best way…