Dennis Yu

team management

Leverage your weak connections for a network boost.

Reward results

The other day a man who has made $500 million told me that he is paid on results, not by the hours he clocks. If he billed hourly, he’d never hit that upside. More importantly, if his mindset was selling time by the hour, he would be creating incentives to WASTE time. The longer he …

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mentor

How to delegate without screwing it up

Managers and entrepreneurs FAIL on projects because they don’t know how to delegate. Tristan Parmley and I discuss the fundamentals of management from our experience running teams large and small in the new Digital CEO podcast. Managing the execution of digital marketing is increasingly harder because the tools are more complex, the speed is faster, and …

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The CEO of American Airlines told me that managers are either loved or productive, but rarely both.

You see, it’s easy to be loved as a boss– don’t hold people accountable. Constantly praise, skipping the hard conversations. Let deadlines slip. It’s medium hard to be an effective boss since it means you have to be willing to crack the whip and rid the team of parasites. Not everyone will love you when …

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