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Why Good Leaders Shouldn’t Use The Phrase: “Just Make It Happen!”

“Just make it happen!” Jeez! During my 30+ years in the Navy, I can’t tell you how many times I heard that phrase from senior leaders. And it wasn’t exactly helpful: a vague, open-ended statement like this (what I call

Leaders Answer Their Emails

I’m in a particularly ornery mood this month! Maybe it’s the slow start of the Orioles in the new baseball season. Maybe I’m tired of telling some of the trainers at my local gym that they’re not failures and to not totally buy-in on all the

People Need to Be Held Accountable

People Need to Be Held Accountable

Even the best project managers occasionally have team members who fail to deliver. Workers sometimes miss due dates, don’t prioritize, or just plain misinterpret expectations. To put it simply, people need to be held accountable in order to grow