In organizations, you will continually re-litigate decisions and agreements if you don't carefully document them.
Dave was a Technology Director and General Manager at Amazon. He helped start Bezos Academy as the Head of Technology (CTO). Dave has since moved to coaching and writing full time.
We act with good intentions. But those actions often lead to an equal and opposite side effect. Are you thinking about what those might be?
Work-life balance isn't simply giving away free food, or lots of vacation days. It's often about what skills an employee can develop and use to set boundaries.
Growing isn't as simple as learning new skills. It frequently means moving into areas of discomfort. This is a set of anecdotes from my move to GM.
Our performance ratings influence our ability to get raises, promotions, and our long term career success. They're not a simple meritocracy, but are a coarse-grained way of estimating our value to our company. Here's a bit on making certain you get a rating you deserve.
Your manager isn't lazy, but you need to get things moving! Take control over your career (and your life) by learning how to drive your manager to act.