Foster Wisdom: It’s part of Productive Leadership

TweetWhilst in the United Arab Emirates recently I visited the Louvre Abu Dhabi on Yas Island and picked up the book written by Ruler of Dubai, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, “Reflections on Happiness & Positivity”.   I want to share with you the last sentence from the back cover blurb: “The way to repay our educators is to educate. The way to foster wisdom is to...
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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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Workers Waste $A109bn and Management Issues are Mostly to Blame

TweetAs read in an article from the Sydney Morning Herald: “The inaugural Australian Productivity Pulse survey found that management issues (54 per cent), organisation structure (23 per cent), a lack of innovation (15 per cent) and outdated technology (8 per cent) were cited by employees as the drains on productivity.” Read...
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Are you qualified or are you capable?

TweetIt was interesting to overhear a conversation the other day about the value of a manager being qualified or capable. In my experience as an employee, the most effective, engaging and productive managers I had were the ones with less formal qualifications and broader life experiences.  This is just my experience. It got me wondering if the two – qualified and capable – have to...
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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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