Articles by Jodi Wellman

The Joy Of Inheriting Lousy Team Members

There are few things worse as the incumbent leader of a team than inheriting crappy team members because the leader before you had no spine. However you’ve found yourself in charge of people—whether you’ve gotten promoted or transferred within your ...

Stop Fixing Your Team’s Crappy Work

Delegating can be hard for even the strongest leaders, but it’s not the assignment of work that causes us to stumble most often. It’s practicing the art of the kickback. Let’s pretend for a moment that you’ve got the whole ...

I’ll Be Happy When…

Making our happiness contingent on the “Very Important Thing” that’s for sure going to hopefully happen in the future (like getting that promotion, losing 17 pounds, or moving to Boulder– or all three!) means that a) we’re delusional, and b) ...