Developing Leadership Skills through Project-based learning.
Two critical components for becoming an effective leader are:
In this Podcast, two emerging Team Leaders share their background and experiences; one from the point of view as a seasoned Team Leader, and one as a Team Leader in training.
Derek and Steven share their background, projects and "ah-ha" moments as they grew into the role of Team Lead at MGH.
What it's like for a Team Lead to be an "Interim Facility Manager"...
Every so often, Team Leaders are presented with the opportunity to run their facility in the absence of the Facility Manager. Team Leads will rise to the occasion and fill the shoes of "their boss".
So what's it like?
Were you supported or fed to the sharks?
What did you learn?
Would you do it again?
In this podcast, Dexter Brooks shares his experience of what it's like to move into the role of "Boss" among your peers.
Would he do it again?
Employee Development...Juggling multiple balls at the same time...
'I used to tell my manager the team problems, now I'm the go-to manager...now what?"
How do you deal with multiple problems coming from multiple sources when you used to be "the messenger" and now you're "the boss"?
Here's a great story on how overseeing multiple vivarium functions helped with seeing the "bigger picture" and the isolation that sometimes comes from managing remote facilities.
"Its a really hard job, but I loved it..."
How a Facility Manager "practice week" becomes a month of decision-making...
Becoming an interim Facility Manager can be scary, however, with some "practice", the role can be an easy fit.
Intense customers, building renovations, HR issues, and multiple projects can become less daunting when a week of stepping into the shoes can become a month of real life leadership.
Hear how the background and experiences of one Team Lead helped her "step up to the plate" fearlessly and prepped her for bigger challenges to come.