The decision to become a manager is an important one and should not be taken lightly. It’s important to do some self-reflection, and examine your values and true motivations. See … Read more
Why do great employees often turn out to be lousy managers? Read my latest post over at About.com Management and Leadership to find out why.
You’ll find lots of great advice on how to get yourself promoted, and more on how to deal with a lousy boss. But did you ever stop to consider that … Read more
Guest post from Karin Hurt: You think you’re ready to be promoted. Your boss… not so much. Perhaps she’s known you for years and she still has an outdated view of your … Read more
Is it ever OK to demote a manager back to their former position? Your first, intuitive answer might be “hell, no!” Some companies or managers won’t even allow it, under … Read more
Guest post by DDI’s Bradford Thomas: Being from Kentucky—where we have no professional sports teams—March Madness rises to a whole different level. It’s our Super Bowl, our World Series and our … Read more
Your success is heavily tied to the success of your manager. In most cases, when your manager wins, so do you. When your manager is failing, it’s like being on … Read more
When you work in talent management inside an organization, you often have advance information about which managers are going to be promoted and who’s about to be fired. Maintaining confidentiality … Read more