Tag: building confidence

How to Manage 14% Better

September 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Many organisations now use surveys to see how they are doing. Some are focused at customers and clients, whilst others look at how the employees think their workplace is. The majority of employee surveys fell out of a brilliant piece of work by two researchers at Gallup – Curt Coffman and Marcus Buckingham – and […]

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10 Ways Easy for Managers to Empower

January 28, 2010 | By

There are many, many ways that a manager can empower those in their team. The value comes from enlightened individuals freed up to express themselves through the release of their potential. And you are the one to do it… Almost any situation where you let an individual express themselves freely, through the contribution they themselves […]

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Delegation – The Most Vital Role For Every Manager

January 16, 2010 | By

As a manager, it’s useful to understand what delegation is and how valuable it can be for you. In fact, any business is usually run by managers operating at various levels who all need to delegate authority and tasks to their team members, so that they themselves can handle more relevant activities. Some tasks are […]

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Creating Employee Confidence – The Fascinating Benefits of Summarizing

January 7, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

There are many tactics that help develop the capabilities of your people. One that is always vital is when you build confidence – always a challenge for employees embarking on a development path. Yet there’s a tactic that’s very valuable… Listening hard to one of your team and reflecting on what they have said is […]

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Building Business Relationships – One Simple Tactic

December 20, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Building useful relationships in a business world is probably one of the most valuable actions anyone can take. Yet there are many challenges to ensure that it’s authentic and effective at the same time. Finding a particular trick that makes the difference can save a lot of time and energy, as well as being a […]

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Growing Capable Employees – The Easy Way

December 19, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Do you ‘CELT’ each day? If you want to get yourself excellent employees, fully formed and using their full potential – maybe it’s time to think about it! Through engaging our people, we can bring the best from them – maybe even more than they might have thought possible, though as a manager who believes […]

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Building Employee Confidence Is A Big Management Role

November 18, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

When you manage others, the confidence of your people is very important indeed So, how can you go about building confidence in your employees? Not only in the business, but in the work that they complete, you will need to build up their confidence from time to time. It will help both their own job […]

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Confidence – The Holy Grail?

November 2, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Giving your employees confidence is absolutely crucial in assisting them to reach their potential at their jobs, because having confidence probably affects job performance (and thus satisfaction) as much, if not more, than any work component. Having the confidence to do the job well also makes a significant difference to turnover rates and absence, particularly […]

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Feedback is a Gift

March 21, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Feedback is a gift – when done properly. The very word strikes fear into the hearts of millions of workers every day, because the only time they get feedback is when it is delivered by a manager who wants to criticise – yet put a bit of positive spin on it. Ever been there? I […]

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Quick Thinking Required

March 6, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

I’m fascinated by productivity. Making things actually happen, instead of pondering endlkessly is a huge step forward for any manager. When I was in Australia recently, I met up with Dr Ken Hudson, from The Speed Thinking Zone. Ken’s premise is that things take way too long and there is a better way. Hudson’s Law […]

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