Management isn’t for everyone. Some people just aren’t cut out for it, and that’s perfectly okay! If you’re considering moving into management but not sure if it’s a fit for you, here are 7 signs it might not be a match for your skills and interests.
Whether you’re exploring a move to another company or considering a new role at your current organization, it’s always a risk. You can do your due diligence, conduct research, and ask all the right questions. And yet, you still never truly know what you’re getting into until you’re there.
Perfectionism is a double-edged sword. Striving for it can be a motivating force. But it can also lead to Perfection Paralysis: a state where the fear of not being perfect hinders our ability to get things done. Having fallen victim to this phenomenon more than a few times. I wanted to some practical strategies for overcoming this obstacle.
In our pursuit of effective time management, we often forget one crucial factor: the relative value of time. Not all hours are created equal. Understanding this can be transformative in how we approach tasks, productivity, and rest.
It’s a widespread misconception that being indispensable makes your position secure. However, the harsh truth is that everyone is replaceable. While it’s important to be a valuable asset to your team and organization, aiming for indispensability can actually be counterproductive. Discover why and learn what you should aim for instead.
Self-assessment is a crucial tool for personal and professional development. By evaluating your own performance (instead of simply relying on others to provide feedback), you can proactively identify areas of strength and opportunities for growth.
Prioritization is one of the most important topics under the umbrella of Time Management. It always surprises me to see how many capable, intelligent professionals still struggle with it. Recently, I got curious about why, and the answer surprised me even more.
As we stand at the crossroads of a rapidly evolving professional landscape, it’s crucial to understand the key trends shaping the future of work. From advancements in hiring practices to the integration of AI and automation for productivity enhancement, the workplace of 2024 and beyond will be unlike anything we’ve seen before.
Salary discussions are multifaceted and nuanced. More often than not, sharing numbers with co-workers only sparks emotion—and that’s the wrong way to approach any financial conversation. There are better and more productive ways of identifying pay disparity and the reasons (justified or not) for it.
When it comes to Artificial Intelligence, most of us are focused on the productivity side of things, considering how we might use AI to get more done in less time. And certainly, that’s a big benefit. But there are many other uses that have the potential to positively impact our interpersonal dynamics—and those ideas are equally exciting.
Avoidance is often discouraged when we discuss conflict management strategies. But it’s a worthwhile option in some cases! Sometimes the risk of confrontation outweighs the benefits. If you’re wondering whether to address something or just let it go, here are 7 questions to help you make a smart decision.
Succession Planning & Legacy Building: How to Prepare Yourself, Your Leaders & Your Organization for What’s Next
You play a critical role in the success of your team and organization. However, one day in the near or distant future, you will move on. You’ll retire or get promoted or find a new job. Be proactive and put a plan together now to set your team and organization up for success—and to ensure you leave behind a professional legacy you can be proud of.