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The New Corporate Catch Phrase – Collaboration

I chuckle when reflecting on the latest trend in high tech corporations. Word is that we are moving from a “command and control” structure to one of “collaboration.” Wiki, Web 2.0, blogs. All exciting technologies that help us to communicate across geographies and maintain a common thread in the conversations over time. In this new . . . → Read More: The New Corporate Catch Phrase – Collaboration

Meetings – Planning Sessions or Productivity Killers?

I marvel at some of the meetings I sit through during the workday. Someone calls a meeting about a subject or project that I’m interested so I accept. Attendees gather in a conference room and chit chat while a presenter futzes to set up a projector in the first 5 minutes of the scheduled time . . . → Read More: Meetings – Planning Sessions or Productivity Killers?

Do You Have the Right People?

What happens if you don’t have the right people? The value of the organization isn’t met and the reputation of the function is poor. I’ve seen many organizations in large and medium sized companies that are viewed as “retirement jobs.” What happens is that either the deliverables and goals are not well defined or the . . . → Read More: Do You Have the Right People?

So You Got the Job…Now What?

You’ve worked hard to understand your skills, history and goals and it paid off. You got the job you think you want. Now what? It’s time to do your homework again. You want to enter your new job as the leader and expert that your new team expects. Learn everything you can about the role. . . . → Read More: So You Got the Job…Now What?