Managing the Monkeys - The Perception Monkey While, for some, it may be hard to imagine, management is made up of thinking, feeling, empathizing humans. Shocking, I know, so let’s take a moment to sit with that realization. We are not the “them” in your push-pull analogy. Most management teams are simple made up of… Continue reading Managing to Manage While Learning to Lead
One day while catching up with my baby sister we stumbled upon the topic of lifestyle design. True to our personalities, we had both discovered this new approach on life, but from very different angles. Carolyn, or Koa as we so lovingly call her, had discovered lifestyle design on her quest for inner peace and… Continue reading Lifestyle Design for Beginners – 10 Simple Steps
Managing the Monkeys- The Guilt Monkey
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One of the biggest struggles most new managers deal with is learning how to transition from daily production of task-based work to big-picture, problem solving and oversight. I, too, struggled with this, as members of my team would ask “How do I…” “What should I … “ “Can you fix…” types of questions about their… Continue reading Series: Managing to Manage While Learning to Lead
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We don’t know what we don’t know. The title of manager is often perceived as interchangeable with leader, but are the two actually all that similar? As a manager, we become part of the leadership structure of an organization, we learn who and what we are managing, we learn the operational scope of our… Continue reading Series: Managing to Manage While Learning to Lead
“I am out of carrots. I am and out of sticks” As savvy consumers, we are always looking for a great deal. When it comes to exercise and the idea of joining a gym or signing up for classes, those carrots of a deal can often come attached to a very long “contractual” stick.… Continue reading Free Yoga and Pilates Classes – Where Do I Sign Up??