As your responsibilities as a leader continue to expand, it’s best to rethink the oversight of smaller tasks and less crucial projects in your department.
You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.
For a couple of years my team and I slaved away on a soft drink product. At first the work was a lot of fun – we had some pretty big wins, pushed the comfort zone of our internal clients. Then the great ideas, that were once so abundant, became fleeting or were killed in […]
Creatives are a delicate lot. With creativity can also come stubbornness, moodiness, and easily bruised egos. Pushing your team to produce their best work takes patience, experience, and most importantly, time. How much time do you spend developing your team to help them reach their potential?
An oft repeated question, “do you have a job description?” made me realize that people have a hard time verbalizing what they do and what they want when hiring a new employee.
Improving and nurturing your client relationships
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
No one likes to fire people, but whiners and slackers drag everyone down.