Many people expect their boss and company culture will bring them along and help them integrate well into the inner workings of their new organization. Not so fast.
Eight things that changed the way I work.
Mistakes are a part of life — let's get real — you're going to make a lot of them. But sometimes, we are so afraid of making them we actually hold back major successes.
I run Multi-Generational Peer Review Groups — and boy do we have fun discussing many issues inherent with family businesses — especially ones where the younger sons/daughters work for the older parents. And the parents have one foot out the door into retirement, yet they feel they need to keep active and still make decisions. Or they are still working 60-70 hours a week and never delegate key responsibilities to their sons/daughters.
I can't tell you how many BAD powerpoint presentations I've sat through. One of my major pet peeves focuses on your slide background. It's bad.
Do you make mistakes too?
Look, your job is hard. Probably one of the hardest in your company. But then again, you are the best and most highly decorated/compensated employee too.
Over the past week, someone I’ve been working with let me know that they made a pretty big mistake. One that might affect me and my business.
Look, your job is hard. Probably one of the hardest in your company. But then again, you are the best and most highly decorated/compensated employee too. But you're human and sometimes it hard to lead and execute perfectly. Over the past 10 years of advising C-Level executives, here are three of the more frequent mistakes made in your day-to-day endeavors running the whole 'lemonade stand':