Tag: Leadership

Top 10 Tips to Get Positive Reactions to Change in the Workplace

April 25, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Where managers instigate or implement change, there is a strong need for making sure that they take steps to bring everyone along. This must be driven by managers themselves, for the changes they lead must engage with those who need to follow for the most value-creating outcomes to be achieved. Here are 10 top tactics […]

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Family Business – Your Eight Key Stakeholders?

April 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Depending on circumstances, there are usually eight groups of key stakeholders in family businesses. This may vary slightly from one family business to another, so it’s always worth considering every possibility. Each is important to understand and work with, for the future of the business and morale in the bigger team. Family Owners The most […]

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5 Simple Steps to Deal With Poor Employee Performance

April 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Managing poor employee performance in one of the biggest challenges for any manager. And there are simple ways to make it much easier, and be a lot less demanding on your time. For managers, the performance of every employee is vital, because in today’s tough business environments, there is simply no room for passengers any […]

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Family Business – Communicating with Non-Family Employees

April 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Bringing new faces into a family business can be one of the most value-creating acts that existing members of a family can instigate. New ideas from wider experiences can only improve and develop a family business, Yet this can be a daunting prospect for anyone attempting to break into a close-knit family unit. Existing family […]

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The Most Important Leadership Skills In Management

April 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

We welcome a Guest Post today by Corporate Coach Group. Good leadership underpins good management. In most companies and organisations around the world, managers are responsible to both the company, and the people within that company. This means that, as a manager, you must possess the right skills and character traits, not only to manage, but […]

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What You Need to Know About Motivation

April 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Motivation eh? The Holy Grail of management… For many of us, the spark that motivates us is difficult to define. Many (simplistic?) organisations believe that tangible reward is the answer. Do better – we pay you more – simple. But for motivation, this doesn’t work – checkout this revealing video from RSAnimate to see why… […]

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Family Business – Developing Key Personnel

April 8, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

For a family business to survive and thrive, there must, like in any successful business, be a continual flow of talent into the business. Where family members are to integrate into the business, they need to ensure that they are fit for purpose. And to ensure this is so, they need to fit onto a […]

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Family Business – Paying Family Members

April 1, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

When family members are employed in the family business, there are challenges to face. Whilst it is a valuable and rewarding experience when an existing business can take new family members into employment, there is a balance to achieve where family loyalty and reward come into question. For most people, taking up employment is a […]

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Stephen Covey – My Life Changer

July 17, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

It is with deep regret that I heard of the loss of Stephen Covey. 14 years ago, I was helping out a group of trainers in a management development centre. A manager of almost 25 years myself at that time, I guess I was seen as someone who enjoyed imparting objective development support to my […]

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A ‘Thank You’ – Small And Effective

July 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

When we look at the kinds of things that motivate people, it’s not hard to find them. Indeed, all we have to do is to think of the times that we, ourselves, have felt motivated when we’ve done something. Putting effort into a piece of work that we have invested our time in requires focus, patience […]

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