managing people

Improve your (team’s) T

“Have the breadth to see the problems, and the depth to solve them.” — Anonymous (as reported in Tomorrow’s Professor by Richard Reis) Think of problem solving as the combination of divergent and convergent thinking. When answering a ‘how can we do this’ question, you should first consider various alternatives. […]

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Change how you recruit, train, and evaluate people

If you are in a managerial position, you should be concerned about how to get the best people to your team and how to help them do their job optimally. A recent publication from the National Research Council looked at how the intelligence community functions and proposed some changes. Here […]

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