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All posts tagged in: management

delegate, delegation, delegating

You Can Do It, But You Can’t Do It All

You can’t do it all.  You may want to.  You may think you have to.  You may feel that there’s no one capable of doing it all as well as you can.  You may be right.  However, you may also find yourself burned out, overworked, stressed, and burdened with mundane tasks keeping you from doing […]

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motherhood, management, leadership, child, employee

11 Ways Motherhood and Management are the Same

In honor of Mother’s Day which is rapidly approaching, I decided to reach a little outside my normal niche topics to combine two things that I am passionate about: Being an effective manager and being a good mom. These things are not so different than you would think at first glance. I’ve compiled a list of […]

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setting expectations

3 Steps You Can Implement to Aid in Setting Expectations

There is a reason why people set expectations in both life and work and it is simply so that people know what to anticipate, and don’t hope for something they aren’t going to receive/achieve/earn/etc.  Setting expectations removes the guesswork from a situation.  It allows all those involved to stop wasting precious brain power on the […]

mentor

Do You Need a Mentor?

I never thought I really needed a mentor until I ended up with one. In my first job, right out of college, I was taken under the wing of a more senior and experienced recruiter and I worked underneath and alongside her, happily, for about a year.  She taught me a lot about recruiting and […]