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It’s a little hard to believe, but my new book, The Uncommon Commodity: A Common Sense Guide for New Managers, is almost here. I wrote it to help new, first time managers be more successful in making the transition into management and leadership. All too often, well-meaning executives pick the brightest performer or highest producing […]

Search for Significance; Part II

I am what I am, I cannot change

Continuing our discussion about Robert S. McGee’s “Search for Significance” (Simon and Schuster, 1987), McGee cites SHAME as one aspect of misguided significance. This mindset causes me so much concern for my clients and mentees. “I am what I am, I cannot change.” Oh how sad that sentiment is to me. I have had a […]

S1-Part 2 Making the Job Stick “Big Five Performance Management”

Proving Your Worth in the Workplace

In one of my last posts I introduced Rick Gillis‘ book “Promote”. Part of his six key thoughts about proving your worth in the workplace is to provide your boss and your company an accomplishments based story. So today, I want to delve further into that aspect of how to make a job stick. Another […]