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Be Timely With Confrontation

February 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Confrontation is a challenging activity to undertake. It’s one that many managers fail to achieve in their role, all for the want of a seemingly easy life. The challenge comes when those things which they have failed to face into accumulate and then come back to bite them. The overwhelming level of challenge when so […]

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Creating More Time

February 27, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

When I work with clients, one of the things that most often comes up is that they want more time. In the busy, challenging world where we try to shoe-horn more into our days, the cry for ‘more time’ has never been louder. Yet when you think of it, the demand for more time to do […]

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Leadership Success: Taking The Long Term View

February 24, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In this week’s blog post, Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements, shares his thoughts on simple steps you can take to become much more effective in your leadership role. You can find out more at his excellent blog at goalsandachievements.com Leadership Success: Taking The Long Term View For most folks in employment, you are likely […]

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Getting Your Leadership Message Across

February 17, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

One of the most vital elements in any leader’s role is the ability to communicate effectively. Getting the information across to those who need to know, is such an important skill. When talking to groups of people, getting the information out there in a consistent way such that everyone gets the same message is a […]

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Self-Managing Your Leadership Conversations

February 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

When leaders talk to their people, they face some difficult challenges. Whilst it’s very important to get the balance between giving information and building the relationship, the very nature of their relationship can get in the way. Unless the relationship is very sound and the self-awareness of the leader is quite acute, balancing talking and […]

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Self-Awareness – On a Bigger Scale

February 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

One of the challenges we have when we lead others, is to ensure that we are always clear on the goals, objectives and performance that we sign up to. Ensuring that we deliver what the organization expects, is one of the biggest measures of success. These are often relatively easy to identify, because as SMART […]

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Self Belief and Leadership Success

February 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In this next guest blog post, Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements, shares his thoughts on simple steps you can take to become much more effective in your leadership role. You can find out more at his excellent blog at goalsandachievements.com Self Belief and Leadership Success If you are a leader you will already have […]

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5 Proactive Steps to Becoming a More Effective Leader

February 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In this guest blog post Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements, shares his thoughts on simple steps you can take to become much more effective in your leadership role. You can find out more at his excellent blog at goalsandachievements.com 5 Proactive Steps to Becoming a More Effective Leader Your effectiveness as a leader significantly […]

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Special Secrets to Micro-Managing Employee Performance

November 29, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

In general, micro-management is frowned upon in the management sphere. Yet there are occasions when by getting into the small stuff, there are benefits to managers and their people too. The traditional view of micro-management is where a manager is so neurotic about the delivery of results that he or she cannot leave individuals to […]

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Poor Management? This is Not a Solution!

January 11, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Happy New Year! OK, so after the hectic period of Christmas and New Year, I sort of forgot my usual Sunday evening activity of writing my newsletter. I knew it this morning and so I thought that I’d do it later on. As it happens, this was fortuitous, because there was a phone-in on Radio […]

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