For most people who get promoted, there’s more judgement than luck involved in getting that promotion. ‘I deserve it’ isn’t enough. But there’s much more you can do to improve your prospects.
At this time of year I have many conversations with people about helping them to a) set their goals for the year and b) stay on track for getting them. Often I find that setting the goals is the easier bit – we’re all pretty good at coming up with a list of what… Read more
I’ve been having some interesting discussions about mentoring recently, advising companies, mentors and mentees on the why and how of the process. If you’re thinking about becoming a mentor, check out my post ‘So you want to be a mentor?’ What if you’re about to become the ‘mentee’ (clunky word, but at least it’s clear… Read more
Have you noticed…there are just 90 days left in 2018? “Yes of course Dawn” you mutter, rolling your eyes. I want to send you a friendly nudge and draw your attention to those goals you set yourself, way back in January. How are you doing? Have you already achieved all your goals? If so, well done! Or… Read more
Most of us are aware of the need to plan ahead. We set personal goals on New Year’s Day (remember that?) In business we set objectives (KPIs, OKRs or whatever) for the year, quarter or month. At work we create charts for projects, showing what’s got to be done by whom and by when. We… Read more