I am good at setting boundaries between work and the rest of my life. I’m the sort of person who can take a company Blackberry on vacation, check it twice…

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The way most organizations promote people into management is, to put it bluntly, terrible. New managers are selected on technical skill and maybe some vague concept of “leadership potential,” given…

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I should really call this post “How to Slip a Schedule without Making Everyone Hate You,” because slipping the schedule is the easy part: you just fail to deliver on…

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You’ve probably heard about the need to “manage up”-  but what does that really mean? To me, it means interacting with your supervisor and other managers up the chain in…

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