Perhaps you’ve placed “become an absolute iMeet Central master” at the top of your resolutions list for 2017. You don’t have to wait for the new year to begin your brainbuilding (it’s like bodybuilding, but less oily).
Hopefully you’ve already taken our quiz to determine whether you’d survive a zombie apocalypse with only your colleagues as allies. If you wound up as zombie bait or a one-(wo)man army with little chance of long-term survival, you still have a chance to pry yourself from fate’s fetid claws and unforgiving jaws.
Some marketers are rock stars on their own. Others? Well… they get by with a little help with their friends (much to their coworkers’ chagrin).
There are introverts working in every business; they are our clients, collaborators, managers, and even our leaders.
Project managers are often bombarded with feedback and concerns from stakeholders, sponsors, and team members, but seldom have the time, energy or opportunity to reciprocate and to discuss the little things that drive them crazy. I asked some seasoned leaders to do just that.
When collaborating over a marketing campaign, it’s important to understand the team dynamic. Some colleagues take constructive feedback in stride, while others may fall to pieces if it’s not said in the “right” way.
We’ve already introduced you to the 9 types of collabohaters, a productivity-draining and collaboration-thwarting collection of coworkers.
As the old saying goes, “we become what we repeatedly do.” This means we must repeatedly do things that are constructive, useful, and lead us towards our goals. But, as any creature of habit knows, it’s not that easy to start new habits and break bad ones.
Hopefully your business is in better shape than the Seven Kingdoms. Here are some tips for keeping winter at a distance.
Project work requires individuals with differing opinions, work habits, and communication styles to work closely and collaboratively on common end goals. Organization and focus are critical. But what happens when your project team just can’t get along?