“When contemplating your team, think potluck over melting pot. While working toward the same business/project goal, the team should be made up of individuals with varying strengths and perspectives.”
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Thoughts on Adult Development in the Workplace by Jen Dary
“Improv has been one of the most amazing tools in my toolbelt when it comes to management. It prepares you for unforeseen circumstances and makes you comfortable heading into the unknown.”
“My manager heart is happy when we’re hitting our goals as a team and everyone feels a sense of purpose.”
“People often get credit based on their power or seniority, not their actual contributions. It’s my job to change that, not just in private 1:1 settings but in public meetings as well.”
Being nice to people when things are going well? That’s easy. But it takes real effort to keep it up when things are hard.
Ultimately, humans are unpredictable. Businesses are unpredictable. I try to be my best self every day and constantly retrospect, hoping not to make the same mistakes twice.