One of the first things I notice in other people’s bathrooms is how they hang their toilet paper. I prefer the paper dispensed from the front of the roll and not the back.
Wrong recipient? Maybe So, you received that awkward email. Here are some possible scenarios and followup actions: An email you received might be an honest mistake with no significant information, harmless.a. Delete 2. Sensitive but not intended for you.a. Deleteb. Contact the sender to alert him/her know that you were inadvertently copied on an email… Continue reading Wrong person: Do not forward
The In-basket Exercise. Leveraging the three Ds Have you ever felt overwhelmed on your first day on the job? Did your manager log you into the computer and told you to go through all the unprocessed emails of your predecessor, then asked you to provide a summary of the most important correspondence in a couple… Continue reading In-Basket Exercise
Help! I’ve just landed a really cool project and I don’t know where to start! Perhaps, one of the most frustrating and stressful things a new Project Manager faces is to arrive at an organization and be expected to jump right in, take over from the previous manager and keep the project on track. To… Continue reading Help! I have landed a new Project!
Many scholars of tribalism suggested that when tribes(teams) sounded the battle cries, these factions were simply at war with each other and the impacts to the country(organization) were secondary to the trauma experienced between the tribes. However, I would posit, that tribes locked in a tug of war of wills were not pulling against each… Continue reading How Tribalism Influences Inter-organizational Effectiveness