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How well do you remember to treat your team members like individuals?

Our reader poll today asks: How well do you remember to treat your team members like the individuals they are? Very – I treat everyone like an individual.: 70.1% Mostly – sometimes I forget to treat them as individuals.: 27.9% Not very – I often treat them like cogs in a machine.: 0.8%% Not at all […]

Has your boss ever sabotaged your efforts to take on a new role?

Our reader poll today asks: Has your boss ever sabotaged your efforts to take on a new role? Absolutely. They ruined a good opportunity for me.: 49.6% Maybe. They didn’t support me the way they should have.: 28.3% Never. They’ve always encouraged me to take new roles.: 22.1% Talent hoarding is career sabotage. Unfortunately the majority […]

Should you focus on great technology or a great operation?

Our reader poll today asks: Which is more important: having a great technology to sell or a great operation that sells it? It’s all about the tech. It’ll sell itself. :15.5% Operations and execution is where it’s at.: 84.5% The tech is the easy part. No matter how great your technology is, if you can’t sell […]

Have you ever considered starting your own business?

Our reader poll today asks: Have you ever considered starting your own business? Yes, I’ve started my own business and currently run it : 24.6% Yes, I’ve thought about it but never made the leap: 52.8% No, I’ve never seriously considered starting a business: 22.5% Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone. A long time ago I heard a […]

How important is it that training content be fully customized for your organization?

Our reader poll today asks: How important is it that training content be fully customized for your organization? Not at all. It’s about the methods, not the customization: 56.1% Not at all. It’s about the methods, not the customization: 25.3% Very. We demand the majority of training be customized: 9.9% It’s critical. We won’t conduct […]

How prevalent are communication silos in your organization?

Our reader poll today asks: How prevalent are communication silos in your organization? They’re everywhere. Everyone operates in a silo: 56.7% We have a few big silos but not an excessive number: 26.7% We don’t have many silos: 10.7% We don’t have silos and communicate very well: 2.3% I’m a farmer. I’m supposed to have […]