Archive for March, 2010

Smart Management To Avoid Losing Your Best People

March 28, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

It takes time to build a great team. Managers sweat on this a lot, recognizing that the qualities of the people who they work closely with, will dictate their success – or otherwise. When we get great people, we need to put the effort in to keep hold of them. So often, the hard work […]

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Making Procrastination Positive

March 28, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Excellent little video from Fast Company! Procrastination can be the most productive thing you do today! Share this:

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When we slow down, we go faster – Japanese Saying

March 27, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

By trying to do so much and so quickly, we fail to take the care to think, to consider and to plan carefully, the very best outcomes that will come, when we give ourselves a bit of space. Share this:

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Designing Team Working Standards – Who Is Best Involved?

March 26, 2010 | By

Agreeing the standards by which your team will work is an invaluable piece of work to do. Your people need to know what’s in and what’s not, so clarifying this early is remarkably important. But who decides these important standards best? Many managers fail to recognize the opportunity to agree a set way of working […]

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Sharing Responsibilities in Building Workplace Relationships

March 26, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Over time, relationships between managers and employees have not always been at their best. The way forward for both sides to be satisfied in their work experience and results, is to park this history and move on. It’s all about shared responsibility. To get the best from employees, managers need to make sure that they […]

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Management Development Secrets – Ideas From Outside The Box

March 13, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

As most managers will tell you, learning our trade is a life-long experience that never stops. The learning will come from many different sources, when you care to look. From the first day we take on the responsibility of management, to the day we finally step back, there are always improvements we can add in. […]

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Management Development Secrets – Learning Away From Home

March 12, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Great opportunities are all around managers in the workplace when they want to improve and grow their skills. There are a range of people who can support them and sometimes, to add to the mix, there are opportunities to learn from further afield too. Like never before, where managers have the vision to see the […]

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Outcomes to Seek When Building Workplace Relationships

March 11, 2010 | By

The relationships any manager builds with his employees is the critical factor that will decide whether they are successful. No manager is an island and with the help and support of their team, they will be able to deliver. There is work to do to achieve this. Managers make relationships with the people in their […]

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The Importance of Management Attention to Detail

March 10, 2010 | By

An eye for detail is critical in you want the best performances from your team. Your awareness skills need to be sharpened fully and noticing when there is something out of line, however minor, will serve you very well indeed. When you create a sensitivity to the unexplained; unclear; silent and seemingly innocuous in your […]

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Management Development Secrets – Easy Coaching For Your People

March 9, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

There are many ways to develop those employees that you have within your team. Some are more productive than others and depend on your own, personal management style. The easiest way is to ensure that you use the momentum each individual has within themselves and radically multiply that for them – and you & your […]

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