Malcolm Gladwell’s advice and warnings on where we get it wrong when talking to strangers are particularly relevant to anyone managing others in a remote work world.
- People and team management
- Idea and solution management
- Project and process management
- Client and stakeholder management
If you have heard about the importance of creating a team environment with high psychological safety, but you aren’t sure practically what you can do to make that happen, here are two practical tactics.
The agile methodology for project management has become increasingly popular. New research from Harvard shows whether it actually bolsters innovation.
Over half of employees give the minimum effort required. Here’s one major reason why & how to get your employees to care about productivity.
The extent to which your team members take ownership for their work influences the quality of the work. Yet, many managers unknowingly sap their teams of ownership.
Deep, cognitively demanding work is managers’ most important work, but experience & research show they have very little time for it. Here’s how to make more time for it.
Many skip or put off tasks that once delayed, create ongoing consequences. Here’s how to overcome this counterproductive mindset.
Leaders must respond to others’ ideas and decisions all the time, but few have a critical thinking process for improving them.
There are a lot of management tools, but the work plan is one of the most fundamental because it determines when you need to start & finish work.
Candid upward feedback is both immensely valuable and very difficult to obtain. Most managers create a team environment that keeps others from sharing openly.
Most professionals don’t spend the professional development budget their companies offer them. Don’t make this mistake.
You have 28 mins/week to focus on your development & thousands of options. What skills or even what critical thinking skills should you focus on?
This example of critical thinking in the workplace shows 3 strategies that will enable you to push others’ thinking on topics you know nothing about.
Most leaders think they’re giving enough feedback, while most employees want more. The problem is they’re not giving the right types of feedback.
Critical thinking is not an innate gift that can’t be learned. This research-based roadmap makes it simple to develop these in-demand skills.
It’s normal to think being productive means choosing the fastest way to do something, but when it comes to managing people, the opposite is often true.
Critical thinking grows where debate is welcome. Yet, teams are often organized around reaching consensus. Here’s how to create a healthy debate culture.
There are vast amounts of research on professional development, but often, we reject the research in favor of what feels right to us.