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Are You A Good Manager?

ID-100113097 (2)If you ask your team members if you are a good manager, do you expect them to say anything but “YES”?

Of course you’d expect them to say “YES”! After all you’ve set the goals & targets for the year, provided clarity on how to achieve the goals, handed them a copy of the job description and also explained the performance matrices.
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7 Things Successful Managers Never Say

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How do you measure success?

This is a question that’s been discussed so very often in various settings? Do we mean successful in life in general? Successful in output and production? Successful in prosperity? Health? Financial abundance? Happiness? Learn More

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Respect, Stop Assuming You Have It & Start Earning It!

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A lot of managers confuse respect with authority and then wonder why their people don’t always do what they have asked them to do. Managers are appointed to positions of authority but nobody can ever be appointed respect. Respect is never given, instead it is something that has to be earned.
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5 Good Management Qualities We’d All Like To Possess

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Good management not only generates good productivity it also provides high job satisfaction. Observing great managers in action provides role models for developing our own management qualities. In this article we look at five qualities that many people admire. Learn More

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What Makes An Ideal Manager? – Video Blog

We get asked quite often on our management courses “What makes an ideal manager?”, and there are many factors to take into consideration when answering this question. The ideal manager leads by example, they recognise that simply directing or telling will only get short term results at its best, setting goals with the team in mind. Learn More

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5 Ways To Empower Your Employees

Too many managers still have problems letting go and holding onto work they should or could delegate. By empowering your employees you will be surprised at the power you can unleash as well as the time you will gain. Learn More

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How Do You Know When An Employee Is Ready For Promotion?

Before even considering someone for promotion it is recommended that you first know the reasons NOT to promote someone. These include; because they work hard, they need the money, you like them because they are like you or you want to stop them leaving!

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Best of 2012: Our Top 10 Most Popular Management Tips

With 2012 drawing to a close, the team at MTD wanted to share with you the top 10 blog posts from the MTD Training blog this year. Learn More

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The Top 10 Management Skills You Will Need For 2013

With 2013 just round the corner, the team at MTD have been thinking about what the year ahead will have in store for managers across all sectors and industries. Although you can never truly predict what the new year will bring, there are certain skills that we as managers need to develop in order to deal with whatever 2013 may bring. Learn More

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The Skills A Top Quality Manager Needs Today

“We should take care not to make intellect our god. It has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. It cannot lead, it can only serve.” – Albert Einstein

Not a lot of people know this, but we’re stuck with whatever intelligence quotient (IQ) we’ve got. The good news for many of us is that our IQ is dramatically less important to success and happiness than our emotional intelligence (EQ). What’s even better is that EQ, unlike IQ, can be improved. Learn More