Tag: Leadership

6 Simple Steps to Dealing with Difficult Managers

May 10, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Managing teams is tricky enough, but when you have a challenging manager to deal with as well – I guess you could do without it. But a structured approach can mean success for all sides. The challenge of managing difficult managers can be rather daunting, especially when you inherit them! If they are your own […]

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9 Steps to The Best Leadership Styles

July 31, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Leadership is all about people. As a leader, who you are and how you manage your own behaviors will dictate the leadership outcomes you will achieve. By managing your leadership style effectively, you will succeed in making the most of the people around you. Whether you are a leader who tens to be a dictator; […]

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Time to Treat

June 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

All of the best managers need to have an alliance with their employees. They need to form more than a partnership relationship with them to ensure that they are comfortable with each other. Once in a while, it’s great to be able to show how much you value this relationship in real terms. You can’t […]

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Family Business – The Value of Outside Help

May 27, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

By its very nature, a family business will often be very self-sufficient and able to look inwards for solutions to challenges. And, there is a strong argument to bring in other skills and expertise from outside to give a broader perspective… Many family businesses pride themselves on being effective with family members alone. They capture the […]

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Family Business – Preparing to Step Back

May 20, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

For anyone who has created their family business, deciding on the time to do less and leave it to others can be a daunting prospect. Yet there are some simple ways to ensure that stepping back is less painful than at first it might appear. After the years of eating, breathing and (sometimes) sleeping the […]

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Family Business – New Blood for the Future

May 13, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

When starting a family business, the last thing on the mind of the owner will probably be what will enable them to retire and sit back. Yet by taking action early on, enjoying the fruits of the labours that built the family business will be all the easier. Planning for the future is so often […]

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4 Positive Ways to Develop Your Performance Management

May 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Managing performance is one of the necessary evils of management. To get the best from your team is vital and when you lead a team, ensuring each and every one of them delivers their best work must be your primary goal. Whilst the very thought of performance management can strike fear and dread into the […]

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Family Business – Credibility Tactics for New Family Employees

May 6, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

For entrepreneurs who start up a business, there will be little to doubt about their credibility. They started, progressed and built success. For those who they bring along to create a family business, there may be work to do so that other employees respect them too. It can be tough to be a family member […]

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5 Change Management Challenges In Turbulent Times

May 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

More than ever before, change is becoming a normal part of the business landscape. In fact perhaps the one element of business that isn’t changing, is the amount of change that is happening. And that presents some special change management challenges for most business leaders. Over the last few years, with the dramatic changes in […]

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Family Business – Building a Performance Based Culture

April 29, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

At the start of a family business, one or two members of the family create a new entity that they own and is their baby, from top to bottom. In most cases – at this stage – the success or failure of the enterprise depends on how much money is in the bank at the […]

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