Career Guide

Daily Management Meeting — For An Engineering (Or Any Professional) Team?

Why do I talk to my team every day?In lean principles, many manufacturing teams have a daily management or “stand-up” meeting at the beginning of a shift. The purpose of this meeting is to have daily contact with employees, set objectives, review metrics

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How To Get A Hiring Manager's Name

How can you get a hiring manager's name? Job listings posted all over the place simply read "no phone calls" and "direct resume to BD," or some other letter combination at some post office box or no-reply email address. Getting a name is like trying to f

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How To Be A Trusted Business Partner

You have several business partners, but do they think of you as a trusted business partner and seek you out for your expertise, knowledge, and insights?Years ago, I was hired to lead the Internal Audit Department at a bank. The group meticulously perform

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#1 Thing That Breaks Projects (And Is Likely In Your Control)

I was recently asked to write about what I thought was the one big thing that could potentially break any project yet remained in a company’s control.For research, I zeroed in on my consulting and coaching work I call my ‘distressed projects and teams’—p

logo.png  By JG  Oct 22, 2022