What To Do When The Supervisor Is The Problem

The biggest problem right now is getting supervisors to acknowledge that they have a problem with lack of teamwork.  They are part of the dysfunction.  Any ideas? The Team Doc Says... That's not unusual. The people who are the problem typically don't see themselves as being the "one." It's … [Read more...]

Be Clear On Your Expectations or Plan To Be Disappointed

Are you having trouble getting your team to meet your expectations when it comes to completing projects and day-to-day deliverables? If so, you could be the problem. Sometimes we get so busy that we forget to verbalize our expectations for projects, deliverables and day-to-day activities. … [Read more...]

How to Get a Job in a Bad Economy (Book Review)

If you're looking for a job, you know that today's market is one of the toughest that has ever existed. You need all the help you can get. This book by Alison Green (askamanager) is just what you need. The How to Get a Job book walks you through the key steps you need to take to create a winning … [Read more...]

Is Your Open Door Policy Broken?

Have you wondered lately why no one has popped into your office? After all, you told everyone you had an open door policy. Don't they get what that means? Well, yes, they probably do. But they're more than likely spending time whispering and snickering behind your back if your open door policy … [Read more...]

Making the Tough Decision to Not Promote is Really Hard

I operate a small plastics business outside of Burbank and love every minute of it and have for the twenty years I've been doing it. What started out as just my wife and I molding household furnishings out of our basement has turned into an internationally shipped product line of patented sealants … [Read more...]