Mar 13, 2023
So much of what we do when leading teams and projects comes down to communication. Whether it’s written or spoken, with a large audience or an informal conversation or email, much of our success comes down to how effectively we understand others and are understood by them.
I’m joined in...
Feb 19, 2023
When you don’t have enough time, what’s the first thing that gets cut from your schedule?
Now, of course, the answer is “it depends.” But I asked this question recently on LinkedIn and got a flood of responses. The most common category was self-care: exercising, sleeping,...
Feb 10, 2023
Have you ever heard someone say they are drowning at work? Maybe you feel like that even right now as you start this episode.
If a sink is broken and water is overflowing, there are at least two options: you can mop faster or you can fix the sink. Using that as a metaphor for work, many of us are...
Feb 4, 2023
Is it possible to be too nice?
We have a vigorous discussion around this question in our Essentials of Project Management workshop. There’s almost always a resounding response of “Yes! It is possible to be too nice.”
That discussion is based on an idea we covered in episode 320 with Greg...
Jan 20, 2023
What comes to mind when you think of personal branding?
Some feel that personal branding is superficial. Or inauthentic. Instead of focusing on our brand, we should focus on developing expertise. Doing good work. And that good work will stand on its own.
In this episode, we’re...