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What brought you to the party may get you shown the door…

Posted on Thursday, April 3rd, 2008 at 10:09 am by Gary Winters

Have you ever wondered why you were chosen for a leadership role in your organization? Maybe you’re that rare exception, but here’s how most organizations promote individual contributors and put them in charge of the group – they look for those with robust technical skills and ask them to run the show. Great software engineers […]


Five mistakes to avoid if you’re the new leader just taking charge

Posted on Saturday, March 15th, 2008 at 11:26 am by Gary Winters

If you’ve just been appointed the new leader of a team, a department, a division, or perhaps the whole organization, congratulations! It’s an exciting time and can be overwhelming, since you want to put your best foot forward and make your mark. But before you hit that ground running, take a few minutes to consider […]