Though there are many, these are three of the most poisonous faux pas to the development of your team, your organization, and your own personal growth. Whether you want to admit it or not, these are things that we’ve all been guilty of at one point or another – myself included. Continue reading
Two weeks back we had a leadership training session. The instructor suggested that managers and team members alike should share their expectations with each other. The exercise is supposed to foster trust and transparency. I thought that was a really cool idea.
At the same time I found that it possibly could be a recipe for disaster. What if my team members didn’t live up to my expectations or what if I didn’t live up to theirs? What if the values in the expectations were not in line with my own. Continue reading
Somehow, every guidance counselor and academic adviser failed to mention the inevitable big, scary abyss at the end of your college career. It’s a period of uncertainty that sets in even before you’ve had a chance to enjoy a post-grad sigh of relief. For those who went straight from high school to college, school has been the norm for sixteen years.
Then, suddenly: no school. No routine. No plan.