When I was a recent graduate, I remember thinking that I had an education that should get me promoted pretty quickly. After all, most of what I learned in my classes made perfect sense. How difficult could it be to implement the theory, systems, and designs that I learned in college? Why doesn’t everyone . . . → Read More: Nothing beats experience
Part of doing something new is being uncomfortable the first time you do it. When doing anything for the first time, most of us know that we will not be effective. But this can also be frustrating. I know that when I do something for the first time, I want to be better than . . . → Read More: Embrace your inexperience
A lot of people (like me) complain about their problems. We feel that we must have done something wrong to create a problem. Sometimes that is right. Some problems happen to us without our help.
Problems should be expected. Life is the experience of dealing with problems. Problems are what . . . → Read More: Problems are not a problem
I posted an earlier blog about what a manager needs to do to get the most out of sending team members to training. Training programs are very expensive, especially when the skills and knowledge delivered at the program are not used afterward by the participant. Going to really good training program is only entertainment unless you apply . . . → Read More: Training can be such a waste of time and money. Post #2: So what do participants do?
Taking action is taking a risk and it is also a test. The results of this test will measure your readiness. It will provide raw feedback about how good you truly are. If you are really honest evaluating your results, it will help you lay out what you need to be better prepared . . . → Read More: Life is a test