How To: Be A Good Employee, Be A Great Boss | #winningcareers

Like many of you, I am both an employee and a people leader.

At different points of the day, sometimes from one minute to the next, I have to switch gears so that I can be fully present as both a good employee and a good people leader. This constant quest for excellence, from one email to the next, from one meeting to the next as context changes is… taxing.

From observing behavior closely, and from my own experimentation and failure, I've noticed consistent patterns in what great employees do and great bosses do. In my long professional career, I’ve tried to emulate these patterns and to build on them…

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Simple Tricks To Up-level Your Analytics Reports.

We all consume a whole lot of reports every day – company data, public data, and so much more. Many are acceptable, some are very good and all the rest leave me extremely frustrated with both the ink and the think. People make so many obvious mistakes. Sometimes repeatedly. Just yesterday I was quietly seething because none of the visuals included in the report contained any context to understand if the performance I was looking at was good or bad. Rookie mistake. The graph could be going up, down, all around and I as a consumer had the job of figuring if something was good, bad, or worth ignoring. ​The…

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