I am getting a lot of encouragement to share more of my “Whiffs of Wisdom”. Most are related to Managing Technical People, Technology situations and Managing Managers. All of them have tongue firmly placed in cheek. :) Heres another one that came up recently:
Whiffs of Wisdom #6
On Managing People who Have to Manage Tough Decisions
Never underestimate ones ability to avoid making a tough decision or having a tough conversation. There is a nigh-limitless fountain of creativity in the work created, conference calls had, or meetings to attend – to avoid having a tough conversation. If only you could harness that creativity for good. Vigiliance, personal support, and every once in a while a swift kick in the rear are the only known remedies.