Category: Coaching and Feedback

Seeking Win-Win By Building Employee Relationships

February 19, 2010 | By

The core of all business relationships is parity. They are about the negotiation between an employer for output, in exchange for reward, the basis of which is usually a financial transaction. So this is a fair deal then. The best relationships serve everyone well. The term win-win comes from the need to ensure that both […]

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Managing for The Future Starts With Today

February 18, 2010 | By

Management is naturally in the moment. Challenges come to managers every day, hour and even less. Yet there is wisdom in developing a mindset that seeks and effective future for the team too. From experience, most managers don’t get ‘the future’ right away – they busy themselves with just today’s issues, which is, to be […]

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Positive Talk – By Dan Rockwell

February 17, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

See the bad say the good There is a school of leadership that believes you don’t thank people for what they are paid to do.  After all, they are being paid. Here’s the problem with that approach. “It takes about 4 positive statements to balance 1 negative statement” Read more at Dan Rockwell’s Leadership Freak […]

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Win-Win Management – Finding Small Gains To Start

February 17, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

As we set out to build relationships with our people, it’s vital that there is every opportunity to make progress. And sometimes, you can be in the driving seat to make that happen… Managers need the support of their people to build teams that will have positive impacts on the running of the business – […]

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Refining Employee Relationships – Getting To The Bottom Line

February 15, 2010 | By

When we are managers, supervisors and leaders, we build workplace relationships – and we do it for a reason. We want to achieve successes and we need to do this through our people. This really is the bottom line for the interactions we take our part in. The purpose of relationship building in the workplace […]

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Workplace Relationships – What Does Responsibility Mean?

February 12, 2010 | By

Managers and employees have shared responsibilities for ensuring that they have a relationship between them that is strong. Let’s get clear about what this actually means in practice. In the workplace, everyone interacts with each other. This is how society organizes itself and communicates together at work. These relationships are valuable for the opportunities they […]

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Employee Relationships – What is Responsibility?

February 11, 2010 | By

Responsibility is fast becoming a lost art in the business worlds in which we exist today. When managers take responsibility for creating valuable relationships with their people, there are many opportunities to be had. But what is responsibility? Whilst relationships between individuals requires attention on both sides, with managers and employees there is a drive […]

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Thirteen Employee Benefits of Being Coached

February 10, 2010 | By

Taking the time to create a coaching environment for your workplace can take a bit of effort, especially to start with. There are many benefits to managers to spend time on this work and, without doubt, many benefits for their people too. When employees work with an organization, they look to provide for their families […]

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Listening – The Manager’s Vital Ingredient In Employee Development

February 9, 2010 | By

There are many tactics managers adopt when they are interacting with their teams. On a one-to-one basis, nothing is more important than the capacity to take the time to listen effectively… Getting to know your people well is one of the most important activities for anyone in a management or supervisory position. Armed with good […]

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Vital Management – Covering All The Bases

February 7, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

It starts with the best will in the world. One of your team comes up with a problem and you tell them the way to solve it. ‘Report it to Jeff and he’ll fix it for you’, you say. So the problem comes up and they tell Jeff who gives them short shrift because he’s […]

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