Negotiating Without Giving In

We all negotiate every day, whether in our private lives or at work. In fact for some of us, negotiation is a key part of what we do. Improving our negotiation skills will therefore have a positive impact on our effectiveness. One inexpensive way of improving this key skill is by reading and learning from…

Being the Boss

There are hundreds of books on leadership and being a manager, but you will do very well if you read and learn from “Being the Boss” by Linda Hill and Kent Lineback. According to Hill & Lineback, management is difficult because of its inherent paradoxes which you will encounter everyday as a manager. Some of…

Find Your God

The ancient Greeks had many gods and each person was free to follow the god of his choice that suits his personality, talent or profession. This way, like-minded people congregate and obey similar rules. Organizations are the same as there is no one right way to organize or manage.According to Charles Handy, there are at…