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Compliments of Mustang Mentoring Day 2011

Large cohorts abound at lower company levels – individuals unable to find a navigator for a maze of office politics they may not even know existed. Most of what matters (at work) is what you do not see – invisible networks with centralized players, insidious slime balls with a smile on their face, office staff with agendas, along with envious colleagues plotting their coworkers’ demise. Sometimes it takes a seasoned politician (an organizational diplomat of sorts) to assist new hires in navigating the office fun house of deceiving skin-deep appearances. How then do we attract the mentor of our dreams? Turn the page…

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Compliments of marco monetti

The word “group” conjures mixed memories of stonewalling team members; the self-presumed “bossy and overbearing,” along with wall flowers who were along for the ride. Agreement may have been missing in action – an unfortunate outcome, considering that an amalgam of viewpoints creates a superior product. How can we induce alchemy when tossed with a random mix of individuals? Turn the page…

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