Working as a contractor and want to change how IT is run? Forget it

April 26, 2011
Contractors are in an excellent position to spot opportunities for improvement in their client's organizations, but they should keep those insights to themselves
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Your new boss used to be a peer -- now what?

April 20, 2011
After a workplace promotion, the unwritten rules of your relationship will change, but it doesn't have to be for the worse
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Working with HR: The office romance edition

April 19, 2011
It's easy to criticize HR, but they're often the best people to defuse sensitive situations in the workplace
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Tips for creating an IT strategy, DIY-style

April 13, 2011
With or without the business unit's input, here's how a CIO can set an IT strategy to cover department and enterprise needs
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CIOs can't delegate decisions on IT strategies

April 11, 2011
Outside input is certainly welcome, but when bridging business and IT goals, CIOs hold the ultimate responsibility
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How to survive and thrive as an IT executive

April 05, 2011
Office politics are a given for IT executives, and if you want to keep your position, you'll have to learn how to play along
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Navigating the thin line between workplace coaching and unsolicited advice

March 30, 2011
A manager who wants to establish a trusted level of dialogue with an employee must first learn to listen, not talk
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Trust your gut at work -- but back it up with evidence and logic

March 29, 2011
A worker's professional instincts are important, but they're no substitute for solid reasoning and hard work
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Claim your rightful spot on the management team

March 23, 2011
When new management comes in, make sure they know you're a part of the team and wanted to be treated as such
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How not to motivate or coach your employees

March 21, 2011
Ditch the diagnosis; instead, define excellence in the workplace and tie it to an outcome for improved performance
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