What is Operations Management?

Operations management is a useful piece of business jargon you’ll see bandied about in presentations, your COO’s LinkedIn page, and the resume of everyone in your HR department. But what does it mean to be an ops manager? Let’s break it down: Operations management is the logistics chain for everything that happens…...

At Least 85%* are Not Self-Aware

Dangers of self-blindness:If you don’t see yourself, you can’t understand your impact on others.You think your nice, but you’re actually a bully.You struggle to understand another’s perspective.Everything is a competition.You unintentionally put people on the defensive.You aren’t the problem, others are.People seem to have over-the-top reactions to things you say.You…...

Two Simple Systems for Generating Positive Energy in Others

4 principles of energy:#1. People have energy. Lousy organizations drain it.#2. Energy flows toward meaningful action. When people lose energy they’re doing things that aren’t fulfilling.#3. Energy increases with clarity and forward movement. Sustained confusion drains.#4. Leaders impact energy. Successful leaders protect, nurture, and ignite energy inside others. Foolish leaders…...

Ten Ways to Complain Successfully

Complainers, within organizations, are swamps of despair that drag down and demotivate. They feel good pointing out bad.Source - Read More at: leadershipfreak.blogBelieve it or not, there are good, and bad ways to voice dissatisfaction.  One involves complaining for the sake of complaining, and the other, points out areas of weakness or…...