EP 9 – Managing The Middle: 5 Strategies For Charlie Bucket

The Managing the Middle Series is a guide to managing the middle: Advice on how to serve as a better bridge between the divides within our organizations, societies, and lives.

It’s the kind of advice I would have benefitted from when I started managing projects and people. I’ll provide advice on ways to counter polarization and extremism, and how to embrace the shades of gray between issues.

In this first episode of the series, I’m injecting myself into one of my favorite movies: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. I’ve decided to pull Charlie aside and offer him some advice on the eve of his new opportunity within a large, well-known corporation.

Check out the Episode Notes (PDF Download), which includes a special bonus at the end!

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