Congratulations on your new role as chief information officer. Here are some things that can help in the early stages of your tenure and beyond.
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The pandemic forced many white-collar jobs out of offices and into basements, kitchens and bedrooms. But as the pandemic has evolved, numerous tech firms have decided to fully embrace having their employees work from home – some of them permanently.
There is no better time to reevaluate how we live, how we learn, and how we work. One workplace norm that should be examined closely is the use of timesheets in a knowledge economy.
Far too often we make bad decisions because we fail to take the right perspective. Zooming out and creating emotional, physical, and time-based distance from our decisions is proven to unlock better decision-making.
Create a win-win-win solution by working with interns.
America is divided right now, making it difficult to connect positively with your fellow humans. What steps can we take to make sure that we counteract this?
People often think that introverts are at a disadvantage when it comes to trying to advance to leadership positions. The true test of our leadership potential is not found in our natural personality profile, or our introversion or extroversion. It’s about our ability to be self-aware and to use our awareness as a guide for… Read more »
Developing a sense of humility prevents us from getting defensive about our ideas, decisions, and direction for the organization. It makes us open to new ideas and lively debate.
If we truly want to be innovative thinkers and outside-of-the-box problem solvers, we must force ourselves outside the box of our self-affirming minds.
As public administrators, we must work to remove artificial roadblocks, work cooperatively for the good of the citizens we serve and come together in the pursuit of common goals. It also helps to have passion, be champions for change, seek bottom-up solutions and provide concrete objectives and actions.