Have an IPad and want to use a keyboard? Are you losing your leadership mojo? Want to know the 10 fatal mistakes managers make in email? Want to know some good ways to declutter your digital life this weekend? Need to brush up on your negotiating basics?
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Even though the IPad has a nice touch screen keyboard when you are doing extended typing session you may want to use an external keyboard with your IPad. This article explores all of your options. Use the dock or a stand? Wireless keyboard with the dock or a Bluetooth keyboard?
Are you having problems with your mojo? Read this post on the Leading Blog to find out why leadership mojo is important and the common mistakes that can kill your mojo.
Common mistakes include: Over-committing, waiting for the facts to change, looking for logic in all of the wrong places, bashing the boss (big one), refusing to change because of “sunk costs”, and confusing the mode you’re in.
Email has become the standard form of communications for managers. Making mistakes in email can reflect on you as a manager. From the Wall Street Journal via BNET learn the 10 fatal mistakes managers make in email.
The weekend is a good time to clear out and clean up your digital life. Read this Lifehacker article for ten ways you can declutter your digital life at home and at work. When is the last time you cleaned up your contacts? I use the binder clips solution for cable management at work. It keeps me from crawling under the desk to find cables that dropped down.
When are dealing with vendors, your boss, leadership or reports you can end up in some for of negotiations. It is important to know the basics of negotiations, what the different tactics are and how to use them.
This link is to an anchor page of 12 different articles on negotiations for different scenarios.