How well is your team aligned?

When projects fail, communication between team members is often the cause. The sales teams making promises to clients people in operations can not deliver.  Website designs are created but performance and accessibility issues raised by developers are not addressed. Surprisingly, when you point out that communication was the cause of a project’s failure, people reply with…

5 reasons for seeking information

Many people cringe when they hear the word networking. Net-work-ing. Let it sink in. Do you get that picture of business cards in your pocket, drink in your sweaty hand, and a feeling on anguish or disgust on your face while looking at other people happily talking with each other, apparently engaged in meaningful conversations….

How does information flow in your company?

Organizational charts are common in companies. They depict the reporting relationships and should accurately represent who is talking with whom, who is in the know of everything, and who are the people at the periphery of the organization. However, often the real communication network is different to the organizational chart. Knowing how information really flows…

Team Tool Review: Slack

There are many tools that claim to help teams work better together. But a tool is just a tool, and just because something is successful in one company, doesn’t mean it will work for yours. Remember that before implementing a tool, you need to know the problem this tool should solve. Today I’m reviewing why…