Fostering Strong Vendor Relationships: A Manager’s Guide

  Bad managers have bad vendors, and good managers have good vendors. Blaming vendors for non-performance is an easy escape and one that is often taken by bad managers because it’s an easy way out. As managers, it’s crucial to take ownership of all our relationships, ensuring we contribute positively to their development. Instead of […]

Breaking the Blame Cycle: A Mentorship Success Story

  I recently had an eye-opening meeting with an employee I was mentoring, the manager of several homeowners associations under contract with a company I used to work for, and who continually blamed others for his misfortunes. Each time we talked, he recounted how someone else was at fault for the challenges he faced. For […]