Category Archives for Delivering Results

How to Increase Productivity Motivation and Results

As organisations face tough times it is easy to lose focus.  When people are faced with uncertainty, it is natural for them to worry more.  The trouble is that when people get into excessive worry mode, organisations suffer in terms of productivity, motivation and results. So how can you keep productivity, motivation and results high […]

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Business and Leadership Lessons From The 2012 Olympics

The London 2012 Olympics are in full swing. Like many others I have been spending some time watching the Olympics on TV. The competitors in the Olympics are obviously those who are the elite group in their particular sport within the country they are representing.  They are interviewed immediately after their event.  Some have been […]

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How Many Holes Are There In Your Leadership Bucket

Leaders are judged ultimately on the results that they achieve.  Like everyone they make mistakes, learn from them, adjust, adapt and try something else.  At the same time leaders might well have leaks in their leadership bucket that are actually getting in the way of them achieving to their potential. So how many of the […]

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8 Barriers To Achieving In 2012

As we start out on a new year, we all have great plans about what we will achieve in the year ahead. Having recently surveyed my subscribers, there seem to be 8 key barriers they highlight to achieving in 2012. So what were the 8 most common barriers and what do I suggest they do to address them?

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Management Success: Stop Complaining, Start Acting

Circumstances always exist; it’s a fact of life. What I have noticed is that managers sometimes fall into the trap of complaining about the circumstances.

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Management And Leadership Success: The DAR Strategy

You want to be a successful leader or manager, right? Of course you do but, despite this, it is surprising just how many people stop themselves from being successful. So how can you start achieving more success?

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Management: 3 Questions To Ask Yourself When Preparing A Report

If you are a manager you are likely to have to produce reports from time to time.  This might be a report on performance of your function, division, team or project.  Alternatively it might be a case for resources.  So what questions do you need to ask when it comes to preparing a report? Question […]

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7 Tips for Effective Financial Management

1.  Be actively involved in setting a budget 2.  Be clear on your assumptions 3.  Work with your accountant  4.  Share the budget with your team 5.  Take responsibility 6.  Monitor performance and take action 7.  Focus on the most important numbers

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5 Tips for Effective Management of Projects

As a manager or leader, chances are that you will have to manage one or more projects.   These projects could range from a small scale internal project to a significant change project.  So how can you become more effective at managing projects? Tip 1: Set clear goals Projects are often established in response to a […]

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Delivering Exceptional Performance Through People

Many businesses say that people are their greatest asset.  They are certainly the biggest area of expenditure for most businesses and people can be the catalyst for exceptional performance.  So how can you make it happen? Recruitment Getting great performance through people starts with recruitment.  Having the right people with the right skills, knowledge and […]

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