recommend

I Must Recommend Something Really Cool

In a world full of opinion givers, the best of all is the one who says “I recommend…” without even trying that particular recommendation on themselves.
on a plane

What (Not) To Do On a Plane

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If last week I was telling you about what (not) to do at the airport, today you are going to read about proper behavior on the plane.
at the airport

What (NOT) To Do At the Airport

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At the airport everyone expect their loved ones and it’s a true emotional furnace. At the Arrivals gate… ‘cause the Departures have different emotions.
potty training

Congratulations! Potty Training was Successful

When a child takes his first potty training is a family celebration. You call every relative up to the 4th rank and send pictures/video. WOW!
yearly evaluation

Counting Only on the Yearly Evaluation is Dumb

Yes, you read well, it’s dumb to wait the yearly evaluation as the only way to manage your people and their performance. You cannot count only on these.
bad managers

Why Good Employees End Up as Bad Managers?

I have written before that the best thing that can happen to your career is to have a few bad managers. The more the better, just learn something from them
14 minutes

14 Minutes a Day

Yes, you read it well: 14 minutes every day, meaning 1% out of the 1,440 minutes that a day has. 14 minutes in which you plan what to do during that day.
man says

When a Man Says He Will Do It, He Will Do It!

If a man says he will do it, then it must be true, you don’t have to ask him every 6 months asking when he’ll do it. All clear?
attitude

With This Attitude…

Many times we get hung up on the - this attitude - business whenever an employee doesn’t meet our standards. We are not all the same.
trust your boss

Do You Trust Your Boss?

An essential component is represented by the confidence degree you have in your superior, his “performance” has a decisive role in your career.
change

What Is Change?

Change is not what it may seem and I don’t even want to go near the famous resistance to change that has been part of the struggle.
I am sorry

I Made a Mistake, I Am Sorry…

How many times have you heard - I am sorry - coming out of a superior’s mouth? I don’t think you answered out loud, ‘cause I didn’t hear you.
keep your employees

How to Keep Your Employees

When you are a manager, other than delivering results, you must also make sure you keep your employees, not only the best ones.
don't have time

I Don’t Have Time

Take a deep breath, then exhale relaxed, go to a place that allows you to see the bigger picture before saying you don’t have time.
It’s Not What I Meant

It’s Not What I Meant

Too much often we are put in a situation of “It's not what I meant”. This happens because the message was not stated properly.