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Kenneth Blanchard: Management Storyteller

It was tempting to describe Ken Blanchard as a simplifier, because that’s what he has done throughout his career; simplify the skills of management. But that is not the essence of what he does. 844 more words

Management Thinkers

Fred Picker's shovel

When you meet with people, give them respect.  Respect their time, their money, and their possessions.  Take pains to value their priorities even if they are different than yours.   529 more words

How To Manage Anyone

Making Full Use of the Exit Interview – Part Two

Making Full Use of the Exit Interview – Part Two

Following on from the previous publication (Making Full Use Of The Exit Interview Part One) key detail and insight from the departing employee needs to be maximised if we are successfully to get real detail into how we are actually performing as an organisation and not how we think things are going. 261 more words


Top Tips For Setting Team Objectives

Understanding the Team’s Objectives

On the occasions that teams don’t function well, it’s often because there’s a lack of communication and understanding about what the group’s objectives are. 101 more words

Managing People

Who makes the best leaders--men or women and what makes both bad leaders?

Well, it depends who you ask.

When you ask male leaders, men are significantly more effective than female leaders. But everyone else rates women as significantly more effective than men, particularly in business and educational organisations and middle and senior management positions. 234 more words

Personal Skills

Making Full Use of the Exit Interview – Part One

Making Full Use of the Exit Interview – Part One

Exit interviews are interviews conducted with departing employees, just before they leave. This is done to identify and to learn from the reasons for that individual’s decision to leave and as such this presents a golden opportunity to gain critical insights into how well your company is performing and, critically, to check out what you… 306 more words


How to Deal With Angry Staff

How to Deal With Angry Staff

We would rather never want to deal with angry members of staff but sadly a fact of working life is that we will be called upon to manage this at some point during the working process. 725 more words

Management Style