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Tips, advice and musings to help you develop your skills

Is Having Pessimistic Staff Actually A GOOD Thing?

If you manage a “glass half empty” person, you likely have faced some challenges.

Most offices have that individual that comes into work in the morning angry at the world, and leaves even angrier. Learn More

Here’s How To Influence Your Team’s Ability To Learn…

David Kolb, Professor of Organizational Behavior at Case Western Reserve University, developed the Learning Styles Model in the 1970s.

Kolb believed that in order to learn something, the experience needs to be understood and transformed. Learn More

Use This Management Model To Better Your Leadership Skills

Modern managers should be constantly attempting to better their leadership skills.

This can be easily done by assessing various leadership models in order to utilise some of skills and principal ideas into daily routines. Learn More

3 Quick Tips On Improving Your Management Style

It is important to always strive to better oneself both personally and professionally.

Leaders should constantly be on the lookout for ways to better their approach to their staff, the more apt the boss is, the more productive workflow will be and the happier employees will become. Learn More

3 Great Management Models You Can Use

Many leaders strive to be great managers, but they simply don’t have the skills and training on doing so. Learn More

How Do You Manage An Introvert?

As managers, we need to be able to deal with all types of employees.

There are those that are extremely talkative, energetic, and ready to share their thoughts; while others are more quiet, shy and tend to keep to themselves. Learn More

Using Psychometric Measures in the Workplace

lightbulb momentWhen asked to describe a psychometric measure, many people first think of the stereotypical Rorschach ink blot test and assume that you are trying to identify childhood traumas and psychiatric disorders.

Most people think conventional tests like this are inaccurate, but in reality, psychologists can use psychometric measures to gain accurate information regarding personality types, personal abilities, and more. These results can be effectively used to assist in personnel decisions, improving hiring outcomes and employee performance.

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How Managers Can Learn From Sporting Icons

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I was absolutely entranced by the Saracens versus Northampton Rugby Union Premiership Final at Twickenham. Not just because of the quality of the game, which was harrowingly-stunning in its bruising tackling and excellence in its nervous energy; but mainly because of the way that Saracens have taken the Premiership by storm – known by some as the ‘cult of the Saracens’.

Their chief executive is Edward Griffiths, previously chief executive of the South African Rugby Union. Griffiths is viewed as their “charismatic, unorthodox high priest.” He doesn’t view the end result as the most important aspect of the game.  “Too much of sport operates under the tyranny of the result,” Griffiths said to BBC Sport.

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