management

Be a First Line Manager

Understanding team management first hand can have lasting career impact.

One of the most valuable early career experiences I had was as a first line manager. I’d completed this job rotation in a highly operational environment where results were reported and evaluated at the close of every day. Gaining this familiarity with managing people and output was instructive for two reasons. First, first line managers have a significant amount of…

Why Leaders Should Balance Positive, Negative Thinking

While today’s business ethos preaches praises overly positive thinking, there are positive elements to negative thinking that can help organizations be more prepared for failure and, therefore, more successful in the long run.

While today’s business ethos preaches praises overly positive thinking, there are positive elements to negative thinking that can help organizations be more prepared for failure and, therefore, more successful in the long run.