Tag: Manager

AVOID THE TOP TEN MISTAKES MANAGERS MAKE

When a manager makes a mistake, it is amplified by their position. More people observe a manager’s behaviors and will notice their errors because of the role they hold. Managers, like all of us, are judged on our performance including our mistakes. If we do not continually meet our stakeholders’ expectations, our results will continue […]

Winning in Times of Crisis

Winning in Times of Crisis. As a crisis response manager for a television network, I experienced dozens of crises during my tenure from in-studio floods, earthquakes, gas leaks, stalking of our on-air talent, power outages, winter storms, and even a deer crashing into our studios. Some crises lasted an afternoon, and others lasted months. There […]

The Myth of the Alpha Dog

My wife and I have adopted two puppies this year, and as I was researching how to potty train our younger dog, I came across the headline, “The Myth of the Alpha Dog.” The article discussed how our belief that dog packs structures are based on an alpha dog or dominant dog is false. And […]

The Importance of Routine

It was Thursday Afternoon, and I was waiting for a manager I coached to arrive at the local coffee shop. It has been a good year for her. She managed a team of high-performing individuals and had focused on continually improving their performance, creating and changing processes to get better results. I was looking forward […]