Tips, advice and musings to help you improve your management
and leadership skills
January 23, 2017
Most of us wouldn’t know what to concentrate on first if we didn’t have our to-do lists in front of us.
A common evening activity for many busy professionals is to compile or revise a list of all the pressing tasks for the next day. Learn More
August 10, 2016
Many professionals have had a situation come up that made them miss a deadline.
Whether a member of your team got sick and couldn’t finish their part of the workload, or a power cut stalled your project, it is never pleasant to face a client or your own boss and explain why the work is late. Learn More
July 25, 2016
While our mobile phones and iPads can be unwelcome distractions oftentimes, they can also provide great conveniences for the busy professional.
Instead of wasting time looking at funny cat videos on YouTube, download apps that can help you do your job quicker and easier, whether you are in the office or on the go. Learn More
January 7, 2015
Every New Years’ people around the world decide to set a new bar of expectations for the upcoming year. For many individuals, this involves weight loss, exercise, and other mundane goals. However, a get set of New Years’ resolutions have the potential to set you apart from the pack and help you climb the corporate ladder. Learn More
October 28, 2014
Great leaders are often bombarded with requests for assistance, phone calls, emails, and pleas to take on new projects. As much as we all wish we could clone ourselves and tackle everything on our to-do lists at once, this simply isn’t possible. Instead, busy professionals must learn the fine art of when – and how – to say no. Learn More
October 3, 2014
It is not easy to manage a team of people. Assigning tasks, delegating, and making sure everything is done properly and on time is a hard job all on its own. However, it is almost always impossible to do the job of an entire team on your own. Therefore, it’s imperative for supervisors to learn how to improve employees’ time management skills to improve productivity and efficiency. Below are a few tips to help you do so: Learn More
March 12, 2014
I often ask leaders and managers what the biggest challenge they face each week is? The most popular answer I get by far is “I don’t have enough time!”
I have written many blogs on time management before so either these people haven’t read them, the ideas they contained don’t work (as if), or they have read my blogs and many others on time management and not implemented the ideas. Which do you think is the most likely? To be fair I would need to work with each individual to come up with a definitive answer but in my experience it is usually the final one!