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Being A More Effective Manager

We all probably associate managing with work.  While it is true that work is the place where we often have the title manager, every one of us is managing all of the time.  We might be, for example: Managing our money so that it does no run out before pay day Deciding how we are […]

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The Five Key Roles Of A Manager

Being a manager can sometimes be a big challenge. The people that you manage have expectations of you. Your boss has expectations of you in terms of what you should deliver. The chances are you will also have expectations of yourself. At the same time, I believe there are some key roles that a manager […]

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The 5 Golden Rules of Managing

Good managers and good management make a huge contribution to achieving success within an organisation or function.  At the same time a lot research identifies that the quality of management is highly variable.   So what are the 5 golden rules of managing?   Rule 1: Make It A Priority   You probably got promoted […]

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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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7 Barriers To Having High Performing Employees

Employees can really make the difference to the results that are achieved.  At the same time leaders and managers often do things that get in the way of having high performing employees.  Here are the top 7 barriers I notice. Lack of Clear Expectations Vague expectations of what is required of people leads to sub-optimal […]

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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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