Managing Different Personalities – Part Four

In this final article of the four part series we look at how to manage people with an amiable personality. In the first three parts we looked at employees whose dominant characteristics were those of analytical, expressive or driver personality. Each of these simple personality categories are based upon those identified in the book, People Styles At Work by Robert and Dorothy Bolton. Learn More

Managing Different Personalities – Part Three

In the first two articles in this four part series we looked at how to manage people with the personality traits of analytical and then expressive people. These are two of four simple personality categories based upon those discussed in the book People Styles At Work by Robert and Dorothy Bolton. Learn More

Managing Different Personalities – Part One

Understanding the people in our team is a huge part of our job as managers. In this series of four articles, we use four simple personality categories based upon those discussed in People Styles at Work by Robert and Dorothy Bolton. Learn More

Understanding Lencioni’s Five Dysfunctions Of A Team – Video Blog

One management model that has stood the test of time is Patrick Lencioni’s Dysfunctions Of A Team. Lencioni stated that every team has the potential to be highly dysfunctional and in order for a team to run smoothly and effectively, managers need to understand the 5 key dysfunctions that a team can succumb to in order overcome them. The short video below explains the principles behind this management model and tells you how you can use the model to improve the effectiveness of your own team. Learn More