Category Archives for Managing Others

How to Manage Staff

Picture the scene. You are doing a really great job. Lots of people are singing your praises. A job at the next level comes up and you get appointed. Now you have a small team of staff to manage. You might have done a few courses and maybe even read some books but you are […]

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Setting Expectations

If you want to achieve results as a manager or leader you need to make the expectations of others clear. So how do you do this? Watch and find out Duncan Brodie helps accountants and professionals transition from technical expert to leader and manager so that they achieve the career success they desire.

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Delegating Is Not Optional

One of the biggest challenges a lot of managers and leaders from professional backgrounds is delegating. Maybe it is something to do with the way in which they are trained or the career path. In this video I share some of the common reasons why managers and leaders don’t delegate and the benefits of delegating […]

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Motivating Your Team

One of the most common questions I get asked is about how to motivate a team. It seems to be an area that a lot of people in leadership and management roles seem to really struggle with. Yet often it is a lot easier than you might think. In this short video I share a […]

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Management Challenge: The Non Performer

Unless you are exceptionally fortunate, chances are that you will find you have to deal with the non performing employee or team member at some point in your career. While managers understand at one level that they have to deal with the non performers, the truth is managers will often go to extremes to avoid […]

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Acknowledgement, Motivation and Organisational Success

Imagine this scenario. There is major deadline to be met. It is so big a challenge that people will have to go way over and above what is expected to them if the end result is to be achieved. You are part of the team who really puts in a lot of extra time and […]

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Management Challenge: The Non Performer

Unless you are exceptionally fortunate, chances are that you will find you have to deal with the non performing employee or team member at some point in your career. While managers understand at one level that they have to deal with the non performers, the truth is managers will often go to extremes to avoid […]

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Why Managers Struggle To Manage

If someone is promoted into a management role you would assume it happened because they were seen as good at it or showed the potential to be good at it. Yet in truth people often find themselves in management roles because: It is the only option for progressing and getting more money They had a […]

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How To Give Management Feedback

Employees, and indeed all of us, thrive on feedback. Giving feedback is sometimes seen as difficult but in reality there are some simple things you can do to improve how you give feedback.

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