Show Up

Problem: You don’t know enough people, you’re not connected, you feel like you don’t know what’s going on, and you’re not contributing significantly. Solution: Show up.  By that I mean a couple of things.  First, it means to actually show up at meetings or events where you can connect with other people and learn what’sContinue reading “Show Up”

Create a New Organization

Problem: You’d like to collaborate more with other employees, but your corporate organization silos keep you from breaking out of your usual circle of interactions. Solution: Ignore the silos and create a new organization. Organizations consist of two elements: 1) a purpose 2) people committed to accomplishing that purpose. So, in order to create aContinue reading “Create a New Organization”

Stay Connected, Over Time

Problem: You develop really close relationships with the people you work side by side with, then an opportunity comes along, or a reorganization, or for some reason you or they move to a different group and you never see them anymore. Solution: If you’ve developed a good friendship, it doesn’t take much effort to stayContinue reading “Stay Connected, Over Time”