Good boss, bad boss

A few days ago I realized that this year marks a decade of my career in Human Resources. Over this past decade I have had the opportunity to work with a variety of bosses and in some of my roles, I have had the opportunity to manage teams. So I wrote down a few points …

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Entrepreneurial Employees

Entrepreneurial employees - the one consistent wish on every manager's list. Not everyone with an entrepreneurial mindset end up starting their own companies - some of them work for other companies and are probably part of your team now.  Habits of employees with an entrepreneurial mindset: They don't hesitate to take initiative and display strong …

Business Books on our 2017 Reading List

Business books that you need to put on your reading list too! Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss and Tahl Raz A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home.     Deep Work by Cal Newport Deep work is the …

Leadership Challenge: Leading the More Experienced

Leadership challenge: You have been hired to lead a team older and more experienced than yourself. Some of them seem determined to break you. Some seem indifferent. Some seem to treat you like a kid. A common challenge that young managers face is managing older employees. The problem usually presents itself in the form of …