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You Have To Manage Yourself Before You Manage Anyone Else

I was running a client workshop a while back.  It was a workshop that was part of a bigger project. The client organisation had gone through a difficult period.  Morale had not unexpectedly taken a dip.  Difficult decisions had to be made that impacted on the group that I was working with. In reality this is nothing […]

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How To Disengage Employees

Most leaders recognise that employee engagement is not optional but essential to any organisation that wants to achieve significant results.  Yet some research suggest that it can be as low as 1 in every 5 employees in some organisations.  Trouble is when employees are not engaged, it is bad news on a number of fronts. […]

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How To Achieve Better Results As A Leader and Manager

Leading and managing is tough.  From the outside looking in it can look really easy and as most will tell you there is a big difference between perceptions, theory and practice. As you kick off a new year year there are going to be things you want to keep doing and things you perhaps want […]

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Video Blog: What Makes Managers Effective

In this short video I share some thoughts on 5 things that are essential to being an effective manager.  As always I would love you to add your thoughts on ideas on some of the key contributors to being an effective manager. Duncan Brodie helps professionals in organisations to become highly effective managers. He invites […]

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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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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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Do You Take The Initiative?

One of the things that marks the very best managers and leaders from the mediocre ones is that the former take the initiative. So what’s your first step in taking the initiative?

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How To Be An Even Better Manager

If you are reading this, the chances are that you are already a good manager and want to be an even better manager. So what can you do?

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