Dr. Woody Archive
Published April 02, 2012
There are certain contexts where a charismatic, dominant, and assertive leader is necessary to rally individuals to action. But, our focus should be on matching leaders to context as opposed to following a singular leader profile.
Published March 26, 2012
On the face of it, promoting your star performers seems to make sense, but not everyone wants to be a manager.
Published March 19, 2012
The federal government often shuns the tried-and-true business models that have been the hallmark of corporate America success--and it's time to change that.
Published March 12, 2012
They say life is a stage, and that is particularly true when making presentations. Every time you stand up in front of an audience--whether it's one client or entire department--you have several distractions to compete with, so be sure to engage your audience, know your lines and don’t be afraid to own your moment on the stage.
Published February 27, 2012
People leave bosses, not jobs. When bosses yell on a frequent basis, they create an uncomfortable environment that leads to higher levels of stress and ultimately less productivity. Make no mistake, it’s never easy to be in charge, yet it’s always easy to yell.
Published February 20, 2012
Preventing workplace violence isn’t always easy, and there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach. Managers need to take the time to consider the potential risks at your workplace.
Published February 13, 2012
Men may not stop to ask for directions when lost, but when it comes to the job-hunting process, they are more likely than women to seek out help.
Published February 06, 2012
When it comes to helping their grad find a job after school, a parent’s role should be more focused on working behind the scenes and coaching their kids on making the right choices as opposed to leading the charge.
Published January 30, 2012
Any time you need to tap resources across divisions, departments, and teams within the organization, you need to have an individual or team of individuals manage the process. This type of management requires a specialized skill set.
Published January 23, 2012
Every workplace environment has its own set of challenges, but they become even more unique when you work with family.