Category: Management

Management Debt Series: Learn How To Deliver Feedback blog post.
Management

Management Debt Series: Learn How To Deliver Feedback

It’s been said time and again that people don’t quit jobs; they quit managers. And why do they quit those managers? Because those managers often don’t know how to manage. And one of the most common symptoms of this affliction? The poor, ineffective, muddled, and occasionally offensive delivery of feedback…

Enjoy The Work blog post. Running a meeting that doesn't suck.
Management

Management Debt Series: Learn How To Run a @#$#@ Meeting

There are two separate paths to startup success. The first and far more celebrated path is the one where founders discover a novel way to address an existing problem in the world. They build a product or service, find early customers, and Voilà! A new business is born…

Enjoy The Work Blog Post. All In Or All Out.
Management

All-In or All-Out

All-In or All-Out Let me know if this scenario sounds familiar. You’ve hired someone, ramped them, and set them loose. While the world begins in balance, at some point, you

Enjoy The Work Blog. Do-Manage-Coach
Management

Do → Manage → Coach

Do → Manage → Coach In the early startup days, life is a blur. You’re involved in everything. You’re doing everything. You’re building a product (that doesn’t really work). You’re

Enjoy The Work Blog post. Return vs. Remote
Management

Return vs. Remote

Return vs. Remote There are party lines being drawn. Each side is fiercely self-righteous. Their arguments are persuasive and well-considered. The debate began months ago. First, informally, casually. A comment

Enjoy The Work blog post. Good vs. bad board members.
Management

Good vs. Bad Board Members

Good vs. Bad Board Members And How to Vet Them Appropriately A productive board of directors is a beautiful thing. It’s an accelerant. The group amplifies a leadership team’s thinking