Tag: Managing Change

Building Relationships – To Make Business Changes Easy

January 28, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Relationship building is a vital element of any manager’s activity. It has to be an incessant and pro-active behaviour which is – or becomes – the very essence of any manager’s personal style. When we work with change, it’s going to be challenging for our people to accept, so the relationships we have with them […]

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Under New Management

January 27, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

My football club has a new manager. So I set to thinking about just what he might be doing on his first day. Clearly, there will be a need to be introduced to all the key people on his team – and not just the players – so that he has at least got some […]

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Successfully Introducing and Managing Business Change

January 12, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Change is a fact of life. Managing change brings challenges for even the most experienced of managers, yet it’s how it’s handled that can shape a career. How we take on board the changes that are expected of us when we manage others, can have a significant impact on the way that our people react […]

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Scrooged – A Dickens of a Way to Manage Change!

December 24, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Managing change in our lives and in our businesses is vital in the modern environments in which we live. There is much to learn from that old and cantankerous Dickens character, Mr Ebenezer Scrooge himself…

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Change

December 18, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

“Pro-active change is more effective than reactive change” Share this:

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Regular and Consistent Change

May 21, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Change is with us, maybe more than ever in the challenging world we live in today. To avoid the stress and trouble of major change, it’s vital to be on the alert all the time. Constantly reviewing where you are in your business and making small course adjustments, like the autopilot of a jumbo jet, […]

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Take the Easier Ride – Delegate

March 30, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Had I been asleep or was I still awake? That (very) early morning call brought delegation into sharp focus. And it shaped my management forever. It was 2.30 am. It was cold and dark and I’d been in bed for just a half hour when the phone rang. “Alarm Center here, are you the keyholder?” […]

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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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