Category Archives for Managing

The Obvious Mistakes Managers Make

Managing can be a challenge. At the same time there are many obvious things managers could do but quite often don’t do that could make a huge difference to the results they achieve. So are you making any of these obvious mistakes when managing? Duncan Brodie helps accountants achieve more more career success by helping […]

Continue reading

What Makes The Best Managers Different?

Being promoted to a management role is a significant achievement. For many professional people following a traditional career path, the step up to managing can be a challenge. I guess in many respects that is not that surprising. After all there is a lot less predictability, certainty and everything is not within your control. Yet […]

Continue reading

What I Learned From My First Boss About Managing

My career in accounting started off in 1980. I was straight out of school and in my first job. Like everyone else I had no idea about being in the workplace. I was lucky enough to have a great boss called Bill who I learned so much from and whose wisdom and advice is just […]

Continue reading

How To Succeed As A New Manager

For accountants and professional people generally there is a pretty traditional career path.  You perform well as a practitioner, you get identified as an up and coming talent and before you know it you are a manager. So far so good you might think.  The thing is many people, especially accountants and professionals struggle when […]

Continue reading
1 2 3 10