As I look across these (digital) mountains of Request for Proposals (RFP)s, I’m noticing a few trends that are concerning to me and I’d like to call attention to.
Posts By Steve Palmer
Whether it’s personally or professionally, the goal for this life is about maximizing happiness. And beautiful part is, there isn’t just one “right way” to go about it.
The working adult spends 20% of their time performing their job. Read my 3 tips about ensuring that the people you work with don’t make your life a living nightmare…
It’s the start of the new FY, and new projects are getting initiated all across the government. As these initiatives get underway, the post gives you three things to focus on, and three things to stay away from.
In the days following the passing of Yogi Berra, he is remembered not only for his great quotes, but for the care, dedication, and support that he gave to his players. Three qualities that business managers should also provide their employees.
You don’t treat a bullet wound with a Band-Aid. You don’t take a bald head to the beach without sunscreen. And you shouldn’t take all issues within your office at face value. A common technique for getting to the root cause of an issue is called the “5 Whys,” and it can be a great… Read more »
A/B testing is a method of experimenting with one variable within your product, and then capturing how your users react to changes to that variable. What makes A/B Testing so important? It may be the BEST way to get timely and accurate feedback from your client base…
Back in July, my first post as a Featured Blogger talked to how you can get more money for your program and have more early success just by releasing sooner. And while that is certainly half of the equation, the reality is you need to be releasing content that folks care about. I think thisRead… Read more »
The key to continued employment, is to add value. Provide your boss and clients with a service that either they are unable to provide themselves, or that makes their lives easier so that they can focus on more important tasking. There is a direct path between Transparency in your job to Continued Employment, and it’s… Read more »
It is easy to manage, budget, and lead when times are good. But, now is the time when the good leaders can separate themselves from the pack. Take advantage of the downturn by positioning your teams for long term success, and be wary of any changes that will have a negative impact on your culture.