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Managing Peers and Older Generations

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Part of being a manager is inevitably managing people that make you feel uncomfortable or vice versa. One example of this might be having to manage people who are significantly older than you are. Another challenge might be managing peers, close friends, or the co-workers you used to grab […]

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Managing People You Don’t Like

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 In nearly every part of your life that involves interacting with people, there will people you don’t like. And if you become a manager, you’re certainly going to end up managing people you don’t like. Lindsey Pollak sheds some light on how to handle this uncomfortable situation in her […]

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Tips for First-Time Managers

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 In her book Becoming the Boss, Lindsey Pollak has a lot of advice about how we can all become effective managers in our future roles. This post will focus on how to manage people when you’ve never had to manage anyone (or anything) before. As more baby-boomers reach retirement age, […]

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3 Essential Laws of 21st Century Management

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 In a world that is changing daily, what it means to be the boss has changed quite a bit. Lindsey Pollak in her book, Becoming the Boss, writes that there are three essential laws to 21st century management. They include being adaptable to rapid change, being culturally aware, and […]

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