Here is a quick list of a few of the classes I did take while in school:
Interestingly enough, I’ve never had to explain the difference between a yellow dwarf star and a red dwarf star
While I did find this class interesting, I’ve never had to identify which Roman god equates to its Greek counterpart
Musics of Texas
I love me some Buddy Holly, but no one has ever asked me the name of the band that played with him.
And, I find it interesting that I did not take any classes related to the following topics before I stepped into the “real world” Continue reading
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Sometimes my three chihuahuas get into a fight. But based on what I’ve learned about dog behavior, I have to let them work it out to determine who is the alpha dog. It’s hard to do because my first instinct is to step in and break it up. But I’ve learned to wait until it is neccessary for me to step in (Liberty Belle is especially protective of her Greenies).
As managers of people, we want to help our employees be more effective. But, sometimes, instead of rushing in to help, try letting your employees resolve the situation by themselves. Of course, be there for guidance and support as needed, but they might be able to resolve the problem without your time & involvement – and possibly even come up with a better solution. After all, it is what they are paid to do…think for themselves.
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