Archive for August, 2009

Patience or Impatience – What’s It To Be?

August 25, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

There’s a time for every manager to make a firm decision. Good people management will always suggest that you encourage and support your employees to be of their best. Yet there is the moment that you make the decision, that it’s time to make the point when performance slips. When is your tipping point, where […]

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Half-Time Working – Let’s Go!

August 20, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

We are all pretty busy in our work, right? You almost wonder how it could be possible to fit more in. Your days are so full, they often leak over into your own time. Early starts and missing the kids before bed becomes the norm. Missing your vacation time. It doesn’t have to be this […]

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Interfere at Your Peril!

August 16, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Generally, as managers, we know stuff. We come into the role for the people management skills we have (or at least the perceived potential we have) as well as the experiences we’ve had in our past work. Skills and experience mean that we can provide support and help to our team of people to get […]

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A Football Legend

August 2, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

This week has seen the death of Sir Bobby Robson, a very successful football manager in the UK. He was successful because he created teams that were capable of doing the job once they crossed that white line. Managers can only do so much and then they have to leave it to the capabilities of […]

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