Posts Tagged ‘management’

coaching your promotees to success

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Promotion2 This post is inspired by Steve Tobak.  Back in July he wrote a post entitled Why That Big Promotion Can Be a Curse. Steve's post focused on failed CEO promotions in light of the BP debacle but it really got me to thinking about failed promotions at all levels of an organization and "why those little promotions can also be a curse".

In North American culture, we are taught from early ages to desire "status".  Early on    Read More

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010



Those who fail to plan, plan to fail.


Today‚Äôs fast-paced business environment requires that organizations develop strategic plans in order to navigate and    Read More

managers as leaders and leaders as managers

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Mgtvleader Although leaders and managers have very distinct roles, there is little doubt that in today's business environment leaders must be willing to wear a management hat and managers would do well to incorporate leadership skills.  They are flip sides of a very complimentary coin.

If you are often confused on the distinctions between leaders managers, here are a few brought to you courtesy of Warren Bennis:

  • The manager asks how and when; the leaders asks what and why
  • The manager has an    Read More