The flexibility trap: Jody Thompson tackles the telecommuting controversy in her recent webinar

“Flexible schedule” is an oxymoron, according to Jody Thompson, author of Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It. Learn how the shift to a results-only work environment (ROWE) can free your team to do their best work—whenever and wherever they work best.

Want to be a better manager? Stop watching the clock.


Jody Thompson, author of Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It, argues that effective leaders manage work, not people. Let go of office hours and focus on results. 

5 must-reads for the in-the-know HR Professional: Week of February 15th, 2013

Each week there is a fire hose of HR articles and stories. With…

Cultivating leaders for a global market

“As firms reach across borders, global leadership capacity…

Trying to fit in: Tips for hiring leaders

Dear A Advisor, Many of the teams in my company are expanding…

3 ways to talk to your employees and learn something

It’s common knowledge that businesses need to understand their…

Successful CEOs talk recognition

Fast Company recently launched a series of videos asking successful…

10 qualities of a “magnetic manager”

Like many people across the globe, I was glued to my TV for two…

4 secrets to leading teams: The ultimate balancing act

There is no “I” in team – but there is certainly…

Six strategic-thinking secrets to make you a better leader

Are great leaders born or made? While there is sufficient…

Honesty is the best policy: A leadership lesson from Warren Buffett

When we receive bad news, we tend to sweep it under the rug and…

The top 3 improvements managers need to perfect the employee manager relationship

Picture this: you drag yourself out of bed at the crack of dawn…