Category Archives for Managing Others

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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How To Better Present Your Case

In your role of leader or manager, it is vital that you can put your case forward in a compelling way that gets the result you desire. So how can you better present your case and get the results you desire?

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How To Set Clear Objectives For Your Team Members

As a manager, you will more than likely be required to set objectives those that you manage. So how do you go about doing this? Think about what results are to be achieved There are probably some results that your team has to achieve. Chances are the results will be dependent on all of your […]

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Management Success: How To Bring Out The Best From Your Team

As a manager you know that to deliver great results consistently you need to get the best from those that you manage.  So what steps can you take to bring out the best from your team?   1.                  Set crystal clear objectives   The start point of getting the best from people that you manage […]

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