Field ManualMan on a Mission: Archives

Field Manual – 4 Ways to Dismantle Communication Breakdowns

Communication. Whether you are building a non-profit or a unicorn, it will be the cornerstone of your business. We spend most of our time communicating with customers, stakeholders and team members. And sometimes it can be the difference between positive profits and destroying your brand. Let’s face it, though communicating our ideas is one of…

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Field Manual – Avoid Recruiting People Who Say These Three Words…

It’s not “I love you”. I actually believe that love in the workplace can work if communications, agreements and expectations are clearly laid out. On the otherhand, if I hear the words “I don’t know”, I will cringe and hit the red panic button The button isn’t connected to anything but my sense of security (Creative…

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Field Manual: Entry # 2 – Distinguishing the Devil from the Devil’s Advocate

Building a team is an essential stepping stone in the progress of a project or enterprise. As we learned in the last field manual entry, being the leader can be lonely and even damn right despairing. Being bombarded left and right with comments, doubts and skepticism comes with the job. The question now is, does…