Management Blog

Tips, advice and musings to help you improve your management
and leadership skills

3 Tools That Enhance Team Collaboration

August 3, 2016

While some colleagues are able to work in one conference room or stop by each other’s office to collaborate on a task, not all organisations are able to accommodate this. Learn More

Why Leaders Should Have The Last Word In ALL Meetings

February 24, 2016

A typical work meeting usually requires the leader to do most of the work.

This person would start off the meeting, announcing the topics to be discussed, and then proceed to discuss various points. Learn More

3 Useful Books That Inspire Proactive Meetings

November 27, 2015

What do you think about every time you receive an invitation to a business meeting?

Do you picture a tedious meeting where hours drag on, but nothing much gets done? Learn More

4 Quick Tips On Meeting Etiquette For ALL Managers

November 17, 2015

Many managers hate meetings as they can drag on and on with little getting accomplished.

However, they typically have no choice in the matter, and must show their face in the meetings to give directions to their team or to get status reports on running tasks. Learn More

3 Golden Rules Of Using Visuals In Meetings

April 15, 2015

Business presentationWhen you are hosting a large meeting, it may be hard to communicate effectively with the attendees.

First, unless you have a microphone, not everyone may hear you. Learn More

3 Simple Steps To Successfully Manage A Meeting

January 26, 2015

Business meetingHave you ever walked out of a company meeting feeling like nothing got accomplished, or that you are more confused about the status quo than before you walked in? Learn More

How To Run A Meeting Your Team Will Actually Enjoy

January 7, 2013

We’ve all experienced the meeting from hell; too long, boring and one or two people dominating proceedings.

Whilst communication is an important element in all organisations, many people dread going to meetings. So, the challenge is to run meetings that people want to attend rather than a waste of their time. Here are a few tips for making your meetings a fun place to be. Learn More

Alternative Ways To Hold Staff Meetings That Actually Get Results

November 7, 2012


Meetings can drain the life out of a company, with people spending so much time at meetings that they can’t actually do any work.

But maybe you know that, and have already tried all of the standard tactics to reduce meeting time such as designating some meetings tactical and some strategic, starting meetings with a lightning round of issues, or even avoiding meetings all together in favour of emails or phone calls. Learn More