How to Change Your Mindset to Get More of What You Want in Life

“Why, then, ’tis none to you, for there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” – Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2, by William Shakespeare Your mind is more powerful than you realize. Shakespeare knew it over 400 years ago, as referenced here in Hamlet, and many of us relearn it today. […]

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How to Turn around a Disengaged or Underperforming Employee

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Unreliable, slow, unresponsive, inconsistent, doing the bare minimum, checked out. These are just a few of the words you can use to describe a disengaged or underperforming employee. The effect an underperforming employee can have on your team is devastating. Not only can they drag out projects, but they can consume much of your time […]

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How to Become a Senior Leader who is an Amazing Manager of Managers

Are you managing your own team? Wondering how to advance past your team of individual contributors to leading a group of managers? If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve thought about the next big step in your leadership journey: becoming a senior leader. There’s a lot to learn to be a manager of managers. But […]

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How to Have Great Meetings: 10 Tips for Conducting Effective Meetings

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Ever feel like you’re having too many meetings? Or like the meetings you are having are a waste of time and unproductive? The modern workplace is built on open, fast, and fluid communication, with meetings often at the center of everything; they convey status, allow your voice to be heard, update key leaders & decision […]

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WovenTeams Podcast: One on ones for scaling software teams

Do you like listening to podcast interviews? Have questions about being a good manager in quarantine, or about having great 1 on 1s? Then, the interview of Jason Evanish, CEO of Get Lighthouse, on the WovenTeams “Scaling Software Teams” podcast is perfect for you. Unfortunately, they weren’t able to provide a working embed code, so […]

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The Definitive Answer: Who Really Owns a 1 on 1 Meeting?

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Who really owns a 1 on 1 meeting? Is it the manager’s meeting? Is it the team member’s?  Who should be in charge of the agenda? If you read around, you’ll see people advocating for a lot of positions. I’ve seen some say, “It’s the team member’s meeting and their job to be adults and […]

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