Building a Dream Team

Building a Dream Team

December 4, 2014

"We will put our best team on this one,” is a common refrain in many circles and is regularly heard in labora...
The Firing Line

The Firing Line

December 4, 2014

No matter what the reason, whether because of an economic downturn or poor work performance, firing someone is neve...
The Politics of Personalities

The Politics of Personalities

November 8, 2014

Every workplace has at least one of them: the person who is smarter, the person who knows how to fix a problem...
Negotiating Agreement

Negotiating Agreement

November 6, 2014

Have you ever presented a great idea, only to see it ignored while other less important things were discussed? This...
Building a Cross-Disciplinary Team

Building a Cross-Disciplinary Team

October 2, 2014

In the history of technology, The Manhattan Project and the United States space program are considered two of the m...
Stop Fixing People

Stop Fixing People

July 10, 2014

Have you ever complained about having to parent another adult? Maybe you are trying too hard to fix them....
Email Etiquette

Email Etiquette

July 3, 2014

It is a paradox of modern life that we are more connected with greater numbers of people, but we talk less. Studies...
Managing Time

Managing Time

June 12, 2014

In order to increase efficiency, many companies today are under pressure to improve their time management practices...
Organizing People

Organizing People

May 5, 2014

As a consultant and professor, I see it all of the time. Organizations are structured to fail. We make it almo...