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As a manager, can I afford to be open about my own Weaknesses with my team? How can I get people to be open about their own Weaknesses?
Although it can be daunting to think about sharing your weaknesses with your colleagues — never mind those who report to you, what about your own boss? — it’s easier to…
Added by TMBC on March 29, 2011 at 6:56pm — No Comments
I don’t always agree with my boss’s opinions and decisions on work projects. Is it better to say something or stay quiet and just go with her way?
The only reasonable answer to your question is…Continue
Added by TMBC on March 22, 2011 at 5:56pm — No Comments
I make about the same at my freelancing gig as I do at my day job. How do I know when I’m ready to quit and go solo?
“Don’t quit your day job” may be sound advice for karaoke singers, but it…Continue
Added by TMBC on March 15, 2011 at 6:53pm — No Comments
How often should I have 1:1 meetings with my direct reports?
It depends on the individual. Some people prefer more frequent check-ins and more accountability; others prefer to check in less frequently. It’s important to work with your direct reports to figure out a rhythm of…Continue
Added by TMBC on March 8, 2011 at 2:48pm — No Comments
I feel like I'm always being pulled in a million different directions. Everyone seems to want a piece of my time, and it leaves me with no energy at the end of the day. I enjoy my career and it's important for taking care of my family, but I'm getting to the point where I feel like I am always short-tempered and frustrated. I would like to see my family more (let alone my friends), but I can't even understand why they'd want to be around someone who's so crabby all the time. My…Continue