At work and in life, the most important skill to master is interpersonal savvy. Interpersonal savvy is “having a range of interpersonal skills and approaches. It is knowing when to use what with whom- customers, senior leaders, peers, external stakeholders, direct reports.”* And the most important part of interpersonal savvy that we must master? How… Continue reading How To Master Interpersonal Savvy?
No matter what we do, we are dealing with people. Be it running a start-up, or climbing the corporate ladder, or trying to order our bespoke almond extra hot coffee. At the core, we are all trying to get good at working efficiently with other beings. Sometimes we call this “leadership.” So no matter how… Continue reading The Core Of Leading
Here is a hack that improved my approachability (as a boss) 🤨 “Monthly 30 minutes 1-on-1s with every one of your direct reports” During these 1-on-1s, talk about these 3 things: What each other did this last month What’s important to them this upcoming month and anything they need to accomplish them? “Here is something… Continue reading The Discipline of 1-on-1s
I once had a chance to be in a room with a C-level executive at Nike. It was all fun and stuff when she was telling us her stories. The moment she locked her eyes on me and asked me an objectively harmless question, I peed in my pants. How do you build trust in… Continue reading Build Trust Fast(er)