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Dunning-Kruger

Are you falling victim to the Dunning-Kruger effect?

Have you ever been in a conversation with a co-worker or a manager where it…

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shipped list

Celebrate your “shipped list” for 2021

It was eleven years ago this month that I first blogged about a “shipped list”,…

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If you lead a hybrid team, get better at online delivery

All year, I’ve been sharing video tips and strategies to be a better leader of…

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leading a remote team

Leading a remote team becomes easier when you deliberately build personal relationships

Today’s video episode marks Strategy #15 in our series on leading a remote team.  Today’s tip is to deliberately get to know your employees at a personal level. Deliberately get to know your employees at a personal level Let me

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take action

Leaders, take action to “weed your garden”

I often blog about how it’s important for leaders to take action, even if it may not be comfortable or easy.  My continued musings about my little garden on my terrace led to yet another metaphor that illustrates this essential

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Leading a hybrid team? Make use of online collaboration tools

One of the biggest challenges in leading a hybrid team is that the physical distance between employees means that you lose the collaboration that naturally happens when team members are face-to-face.  Fortunately, there are things you can do to compensate

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Are you getting mixed messages from your boss?

Mixed or conflicting messages in the workplace are not as unusual as you might think – and often, your immediate supervisor is the guilty party.  To be clear, bosses don’t (usually) send you conflicting messages intentionally – it’s typically because

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If you’re leading virtually, make it a point to be accessible to your staff

Today’s blog post is Strategy #13 in our ongoing video series on tips for leading virtually.  And today’s idea is to find ways to make yourself easily accessible to your staff. Make yourself accessible to your staff One of the

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It is essential for virtual or hybrid teams to set standards for response times

With today’s blog post, we are now up to Strategy #12 in our ongoing video series on leading virtual or hybrid teams.  Today’s tip is to set standards for response times to emails and voice mails. Set standards for response

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