When developing other people into leaders, there’s a multitude of methods you can use. Many years ago, my Managing Director used a method on me that had a profound effect on me and that I now use on others today
When people move from any hands-on role into management, they often question if it was the right move. I believe this has a lot to do with how satisfaction changes between the roles.
A key tenet of being a good leader is not complaining in front of those you lead. However, this is not as simple as it sounds and if not done smartly, can see you lose respect. So how can you uphold this critical leadership skill?
I was recently asked to be on a panel, hosted by Bright Network, entitled ‘What can scale-ups and enterprise technology teams learn from each other.’ Read on to see what my thoughts are on the topic.
The remote conversation has never been more prevalent but how much does personal preference and bias factor into them and skew direction?
As people become senior by displaying good leadership traits, they can lose perspective and unwittingly become bad leaders. Stay focused and avoid this.
Hiring a decent Digital Project Manager is hard enough at the best of times, but the first real test is the interview. What should you ask a candidate before letting them loose on digital project management? Here’s a few questions I ask and why.
Work – check RSS feeds – work – check Twitter, reply to a few Tweets, read a few blog posts – work, keep Twitter open, reply to a few more Tweets, read a few more posts – work. This is fast becoming the ‘norm’ and an accepted culture wherever you find web developers, but should it be acceptable and is it valuable or just a crappy work ethic?
Michael Dlugosch talks us through the next two Digital Project Management sins; Anger and Covetousness. Read how to respond to clients professionally when tempted to blow a gasket, and how to control the scope of a digital project and the unrealistic requests often made by clients.
There is a long-term and real danger of outsourcing web work on a regular basis that can go un-noticed until it is too late….