A question for HR, L&D & Senior Management:

Tweet “At some point in my life, if I did not recognise the worth in other people I would not succeed in my position” – Dr Fiona Wood This quote acts like a check and balance for me; every time I read it I am further determined to challenge thinking, drive performance, draw out learning, growth and insight.     This quote has so much potential.   Suggested Conversation:...
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Is promotion the only answer?

TweetWhy do new managers struggle with the transition to management? ?… Is it the shift away from their technical skills into having to deal with those pesky, annoying creatures called people and their people matters? ?… Is it the added complexity of managing new tasks and being accountable to another (or a group) for other people’s work? ?… Is it the awkwardness of now...
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5 Quick Tips For Delegating

Tweet1.  Delegate to someone who is ready for the extra challenge. 2.  Ensure enough resources are in place so that the delegation isn’t doomed to fail. 3.  Let all the relevant people know who you have delegated to and what you have delegated. 4.  Hands-off and step-back.  Allow the person to do the job.  It’s not delegation if you’re still directing how things are to be...
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My MANAGEMENT SKILLS Coaching Program

TweetFor those who detest the blog posts that are all about the sale, let me say “I hear you!”  I switch off very quickly when a blog post is actually sales dipped in a cheap veneer of giving valuable information.  With that in mind, I will be straight up and open, this post is not going to be like that.  I am giving you a little pitch, there I said it!  I have launched a new...
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Quick Tips 16 – 20 For First-Time Managers

TweetFive more tips to get you thinking about how you can make your management role easier, smoother, more effective and productive! Tips 1-5 here Tips 6- 10 here Tips 11-15 here 16.  Know your time-wasters and what wastes your team’s time. 17.  Delegate some of the enjoyable tasks too! You’re the not the only one who wants to enjoy their job. 18.  A token attempt at delegation helps no...
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