Wed.Feb 21, 2024

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The Cost of Avoiding Feedback at All Costs

Makarios Consulting

No leader enjoys having a redirecting feedback conversation with an employee who is performing at a sub-par level. However, the lengths to which many leaders will go to avoid that conversation are nothing short of incredible. We have seen time and again that leaders will: Move the employee to another department , passing on the problem without ever confronting it.

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5 Ways to Prepare for Situational Interview Questions

Harvard Business

When interviewing for a new job, anticipating and preparing answers in writing to the most common situational questions — such as how you solved a big problem, aligned stakeholders on a project, influenced someone to think a different way, worked with difficult personalities, or met a tight deadline — will ensure your answers are crisp and clear. Knowing exactly how you will approach common situational questions will help you stay calm and focused on highlighting how your unique strengths and ex

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Spire confusion

Seth Godin Blog

When architects show off their work, or propose a bold new building complex or even ask for a zoning variance, the public sees the external photos. The tall spire, the innovative use of glass, the weird hole in the center of the building. And when a car company shows off a new model at a press conference, it’s the headlights or the door handles that catch our attention.

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Preparing Your Team for a Year of Intense Political Polarization

Harvard Business

To be sure, the year ahead is going to bring even greater levels of social and political conflict than 2023. Shaping an environment that allows people to productively exchange opposing views and maintain mutual respect in the face of deeply personal differences is no small task. Further, some of those delicate viewpoints may be your own. Figuring out how much you can personally share without tipping the team’s dynamics can be even trickier.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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How to Build — and Maintain — Relationships with Your Shareholders

Harvard Business

Learn how to communicate with your investors to meet their needs — without needing to change your strategy.

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