The Management Blog
Tips & advice to help you improve your performance
One of the manager’s most important tasks is to motivate their team on a daily basis.
Regardless of how hard the leader works, if the team is slacking off, productivity will be down.
A conflict at work is inevitable at one time or another.
Whether it is between yourself and another employee or between other colleagues, different attitudes and opinions mean that a disagreement is bound to come up.
When trying to improve leadership skills, managers often focus on delegation, communication and time management.
However, an important skill that every boss needs to possess in order not only to be respected, but liked, is empathy.
All managers have found themselves in a situation where they had assigned work to their team only to get it turned in late or not at all, or receive something completely different than what was needed.
You don’t want to micromanage your team and look over their shoulder every step of the way, but you also need to make sure that you are in agreement over what is required.
The most common complaint that all managers have is lack of time to focus on their responsibilities.
It’s not uncommon for leaders to be bombarded with questions and concerns the minute they walk through their office doors, and have to put out fires throughout the day.
There is so much advice for managers on how to empower their staff.
Sources explain how this process can reduce employee turnover, raise moral and productivity and create a better company culture.
How do you motivate your employees to perform at their best, and consistently come up with ideas on improving your organisation?
You can offer raises and bonuses, but the truth is that not every single person is motivated by money.