Why Are Deadlines Useful?

Deadline: a word many dread and even avoid. They can easily bring anxiety, stress, and tension to any interaction. The word even has “dead” in it! How empowering can a deadline really be? Let’s first sort out what a deadline is before we give ourselves permission to cringe. Deadline (n): the time by which something must be … Read More

What Do I Do With Underperforming Team Members?

We were moving fairly quickly on our project. My team was easily hitting every milestone. I was even able to start working from home once a week. As a matter of fact, you couldn’t find a happier manager. But happy times were about to end… or at least to be questioned. As weeks went on, … Read More