Tag: accountability

10 Things You Don’t Want To Hear But Really Need To

November 30, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This is a great guest post about change, by Ali Davies, a coach and trainer I truly respect and enjoy. You’ll find her details at the bottom of the piece. “When you are trying to create change in your life or work it can feel very hard. When that happens it is easy to fall […]

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Your Development – It’s All Down To You

June 8, 2010 | By

Too many times do we pass the buck with developing our skills and abilities. Too often is it easy to take the easy way and say that what life throws at us is nothing to do with us – it’s just not fair. Yet there is something in the words of John F Kennedy that […]

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The Philosophy of Responsibilities in Workplace Relationship Building

February 26, 2010 | By

Relationship building is a vital core activity of anyone who manages or leads others, yet those being managed also have a responsibility to make the interactions work. So, why is understanding about responsibilities so important? Understanding the relative responsibilities in relationship building in the workplace is important, so that suitable focus can be attached to […]

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Effective Workplace Relationships – External Influences

February 25, 2010 | By

There is value in ensuring that the interaction between a manager or supervisor is effective. Both sides have much to gain. Although this would seem to be a relationship between two individuals, who else might be involved? When managers work closely with team members, the exciting relationship that builds is value-creating on both sides. Greater […]

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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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Workplace Relationships – Who Is Responsible For Them?

January 25, 2010 | By

There are poor workplace relationships. There are good workplace relationships. Sometimes they are even great. But where does the responsibility lie for creating the best environment for the best work to be done. There is no doubt that there are times when managers have to depend on the best relationships to get the results they […]

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Future Perfect

July 5, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

There is a value in focusing fully on the present, to ensure that the work you do is getting the very best attention. After all, if you take your eye off the ball, it’s so easy for things to slip. Soon, if you aren’t careful, you are struggling to do even the basics well. The […]

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Delegation for Business Leaders – How Letting Go Works

March 10, 2009 | By

To create the time for the specific role of a leader, as much as possible of the day to day delivery must be handed over. This level of delegation is very important, not only to create the space for the leader to develop visions and longer terms strategic goals, but also in encouragement of key […]

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