By taking a step back and “standing down” my team’s StandUp meeting, I was able to re-assess it, and then build on the traditional Agile Methodology to make it a more effective tool for my team. As a result, I turned around my team’s perception of the concept and improved their performance. If your StandUps are bland or dreaded, try incorporating this new approach to your StandUp and invite feedback from your team to see if they like it. It can bond teams and improve their performance if you dare to innovate.
Budget cuts and “Re-Orgs.” It happens at all companies. No one is immune. So the best thing to do is to prepare not for the “if,” but “when.” When your department gets cut in half, here are some tips on how to stay afloat and reach to new heights.
Over the past decade, and more so in the past few years, trends in “Re-orgs” have emerged that should be taken note of. Use this list as a reference to take proactive measures to guide your company in the right direction before they guide you out the door.
Welcome to the life of an entrepreneur. As glamorous as it sounds, there are a lot of hidden unknowns along the way to stress you out and second guess yourself. It is not for the faint of heart. Here are recommendations for frustrated entrepreneurs to get through those tough times.
This day will come where you suddenly find yourself out on the doorstep of your company with the door shut behind you. To give you direction, here are some day by day steps to get you through your first week unemployed and back on the right track.
Senior executives are busy people. Not only are they doing work like everybody else, but they’re managing teams and being held to performance targets. When it comes to presenting to a group of senior executives, here are some tips for an effective presentation.
When trying to enact change at your company, persuading the right people at the right time is key. Here is a proven strategic method to help you be succesful.
What does your firm have that is unique, sustainable and hard to copy? There are 2 types of competitive advantage and the most successful strategies have either chosen one or the other, not both! But why?