I hear non-stop from well-spoken leaders and writers about choosing a job where I’ll love my work. By doing something that I am passionate about, I will be happy and fulfilled. Yay, rainbows and happy people abound! In reality, there is more to a job than just the stuff you love. Even within a role […]
Have you ever had a manager ask you to work on a project and you don’t know why? Or had an executive share a goal and think to yourself that it doesn’t align with what you’ve been working on? Or had projects that seemed to conflict with each other? This can happen when the marketing […]
Published on Nov 21, 2014 —
After years of working as a bench chemist, Sara Paisner found a growing passion in business, leading her to earning an MBA, starting a startup business, and now as Director of Marketing with Portfolio Decisions, Inc. Watch as Paisner shares her unusual path to business and some lessons learned for startup businesses.
Leadership is different than management “Management is about coping with complexity…Leadership, by contrast, is about coping with change.” -John P. Kotter, HBR article “What Leaders Really Do” We’ve all heard that leadership is different than management. Below are five ways that leaders do things differently than managers. Day to day details versus looking to the future. […]
Do you have an ethical code? Just like a company has a its mission, values, and vision, each of us should have our own ethical code and vision for our future. Having a plan helps us clarify in our own minds where we want to go, and what types of choices we’re going to make […]