P&M 01: Build Your Management Success

TweetYou want success in your career, want to be part of, or have a productive and effective team working for you. You may simply want to have a smooth hassle free week, heck, a hassle-free day, where everyone gets along and gets their work done without you needing to put out fires. In this podcast you will get great tips and practical tools for how you can build your management success....
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Management Coaching Moment #7

TweetManager:  He’s come across as though he understands the importance of getting the work done, i.e. providing the service to the client, but when we it comes to our weekly meeting, the work’s not done and all I get is, “Oh, I didn’t have time.” The thing is, I know he had the time; I know he knows that the client-specific work is the core of his job; I know he...
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Management Coaching Moment #6

TweetI responded to a question asked in a discussion forum and as I read the question, I thought to myself, ‘if I had a dollar for every time this type of question gets asked, I’d be very rich.’  Although not strictly a coaching moment, it certainly is akin to many coaching (and training) moments I’ve had with managers. The content is as it appeared in the discussion,...
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Monday Morning Manager Blues

TweetOn the day before your work week, on the afternoon of the last day of your weekend, how do you feel when you think about going to work the next day?  Are you excited or do you feel dread? As a manager responsible for outcomes, team productivity, cost effectiveness, resource efficiencies, etc., etc., does ‘work the next day’ and the opportunities/challenges it may bring lift or...
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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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