Category Archives for Moving Into Management

Shifting Your Thinking When Moving Into Leadership and Management

Professional people are usually great within their own area of expertise. As they start to move away from their area of expertise into managing and leading it can often be a challenge. In many respects this is not surprising. When managing and leading you are in a position where the results that you achieve are […]

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Making Time For Managing People

If you are a manager, making the time to manage is key. Sadly management is often one of those things that get relegated to the bottom of the list. So how can you make time for managing people?

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Managing – Simple Tips For New Managers

What simple tips based on your own experience, would you add to this list of simple tips?

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How To Spend More Time Managing And Less Time Doing

If you are in a management role, your priority should be to manage. The trouble is that, before we become managers, we are often seen as valued employees because we are able to gets lots of things done. So how can you shift the balance?

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Are You Ready To Be A Better Manager?

I am guessing that if you are in a management role, you would like to thrive and prosper. After all, if you thrive and prosper, your career soars and you get the rewards that this brings. So if you are ready to be a better manager, what do you need to consider?

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3 Common Challenges when Transitioning To Management

From the outside looking in, management can appear easy. When you are making the transition to management there are 3 common challenges that managers face. What are they and what can you do to overcome them? Challenge 1: Letting Go Before you were in a management position, you were probably used to doing a lot […]

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Transitioning To Management: Making the Mindset Shift

Pick up any of the many textbooks out there on the subject of management and you will find plenty of advice about how to do certain things, how to develop the rights behaviours and get the best from others.   In my experience, less is written about the importance of making the mindset shift when […]

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Management Success: 5 Reasons Why You Might Struggle As a Manager

Being a manager is easy- right? All you have to do is go around giving orders to others and not doing much work yourself.  When we work alongside a great manager we can easily fall into the trap of believing that it is easy.  Yet in truth managing is often an area where highly competent […]

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8 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Moving Into Management

In many organisations, once you have proven your abilities, the next logical step is to move into management.  While on the face of it this might appear sensible, it is worth consciously deciding if it is right for you.  So what are the key questions to ask yourself? 1. What Do You Want? The obvious reply […]

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