Measure Twice, Cut Once: How to Avoid Making Rash Decisions

UNDO UNDO! Unfortunately, not everything has an undo button. If you delete something, sometimes it is gone for good. If you cut something too short, you can’t make it longer! I’m inspired this week by a home project that I’m working on that definitely depends on precise measurements: crown molding! Double check yourself Literally, “measureContinue reading “Measure Twice, Cut Once: How to Avoid Making Rash Decisions”

Fixing Micromanagers: How to manage your manager without telling them to F*** Off

I can’t take the “On this bullet you need to change this word to this one instead.” micromanaging conversations. Seriously, who can learn to do something better next time if all the feedback you get is at the “capitalization of a letter” level? Don’t you want to just tell micromanagers to just go do it themselvesContinue reading “Fixing Micromanagers: How to manage your manager without telling them to F*** Off”

Burning the Midnight Oil: 3 Types of People that Stay Late (and the Only Ones that Should)

It’s a trick question. There is no one that should stay past 5 o’clock in my opinion. Not small business owners, not “omg it broke and I’ll get fired if I don’t fix it” and not you. If you can’t seem to leave on time, it means you have a problem and the solution isContinue reading “Burning the Midnight Oil: 3 Types of People that Stay Late (and the Only Ones that Should)”

No Excuse November: 3 Ideas to Get Your Butt Moving at Work

It’s No Shave November! Okay, I’m a lady so no, not really. But there are many things that we would rather not do on a regular basis that this month is dedicated to “allow” us to pass on for a while. Well, here’s what I think about it: the opposite! No Shave November? I’m notContinue reading “No Excuse November: 3 Ideas to Get Your Butt Moving at Work”

3 Tools You Need for Successful Project Management: The Obvious, the Great, and the Annoying

Here is my version of the good, the bad, and the ugly. A good project manager (PM) has good organization skills and good listening skills, sure, but here are a few things that I think can make or break a PM. The clincher? You can BUY all of these things so it should never beContinue reading “3 Tools You Need for Successful Project Management: The Obvious, the Great, and the Annoying”