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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 […]

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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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What Makes A Manager Stand Out

Being an effective manager can be a tough call at times.  Despite this I am sure we all can identify at least one of our managers who really stood out.  So what are some of things that make a manager stand out? Genuinely Interested In Others The very first manager I had in my career […]

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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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10 Actions To Becoming An Even Better Manager

If you are good at what you do and are the type of person who gets things done, sooner or later you will find yourself in the position where you have to manage others. While some make that shift from being the doer to the manager with easy, others find it a struggle. So what […]

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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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Secrets Of Appraising Performance

If you are a manager or leader, an important part of your role will be to appraise performance. At the same time, I have noticed that this is an area where managers and leaders often struggle. So what can you do to get better at appraising performance?

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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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