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Manager versus Leader. Confused?

Last week I coached an experienced sales professional as part of the follow up on a Leadership course he attended.  We were getting along fine, finding much to agree on over how dysfunctional the human race is becoming, the immigration crisis etc., and then he said something which threw me a bit. 516 more words

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Manage your emails or they will manage you

Recently I have had a series of conversations with managers in colleges about the challenges of using email effectively as a communication tool. In each setting, the very mention of the word email provoked rolling of eyes and gestures of exasperation. 874 more words

How can Heads of Faculty/Area in Further Education focus on teaching and learning?

In my FE training and consultancy work, I have met many Heads of Faculty/Area recently and had some interesting conversations about their role and their challenges in focusing on teaching and learning. 1,005 more words

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Supporting and Developing Middle Managers in the FE Sector

An evolving role

The middle manager role in the FE sector seems to be expanding and altering in many colleges, as they become more and more connected to the quality improvement work around T&L and performance management of staff. 703 more words

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