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F is for Feedback

Posted on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 3:25 pm by Gary Winters

When you accepted the responsibility to be a leader, you got in the Feedback Delivery business. Your team thrives on your feedback. They want to know: How are we doing?  (How am I doing?) Are we on track? (Am I on track?) What are we doing well?  (What am I doing well?) Is there anything […]


B is for Boring

Posted on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 12:13 pm by Gary Winters

Okay, let’s have a show of hands. How many of you would say the business meetings you attend are productive, participatory, and a good use of your time? Let’s try again. How many of you would say the meetings you attend are boring, energy-draining, and a terrible waste of time? Think of the last meeting […]


A is for Advice

Posted on Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 8:15 pm by Gary Winters

What would you say are the odds of three different people coming to you independently, seeking your advice, each with the identical dilemma? That’s what’s happened for me when three friends asked to “pick my brain” because they knew I was in the “leadership” and “management” business. None of these folks is a team leader, […]


Fair weather managers

Posted on Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 1:14 pm by Jan Arzooman

In one of my favorite blogs, Ask a Manager, a follower from the Northeast asked a question on Thursday: “Is it bad to stay home from work due to weather?” In New York on Friday, where I live, they’re predicting a blizzard with between ten and thirty-six inches of accumulation, wind 10-25 mph with gusts […]