Management

Tips & advice to help you improve your performance

 

Are You Practicing ‘Out-Of-Date’ Management?

Many managers who attend our programmes think they’re doing well and, to be honest, many of them are. (more…)

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25 Management Quotes To Get You Going

If you’re anything like me, you love a good quote to get you going and keep you motivated during your working week, so I thought I’d share with you my list of top management quotes to help you start your week off in the right…

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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.…

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Two Qualities That Will Immediately Improve Your Management Skills

An American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked.  Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin tuna.  The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked…

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How Others See Management Today

A man in a hot air balloon realized he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a woman below. He descended a bit more and shouted, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where…

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Does Your Attitude Set The Example Or The Warning?

Management’s attitude can show itself in many ways. There is a saying that you cannot NOT communicate. (more…)

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Control The Pace, Control The Results

“An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion with the same speed and direction unless acted upon by an outside force” – Isaac Newton’s First Law of Motion. (more…)

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Job Titles That Don’t Exist…Or Do They?

Just for fun, here are some new job titles that should be introduced into the workplace. They may make you smile, but they are closer to the truth than you think! (more…)

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Is There One Management Trait Above All Others?

When I ask that question of managers, I normally get a negative response; that is, they don’t think there is one trait that should be singled out above all others. Much better to be a rounded-out manager, rather than depend on a one-size-fits-all skill that…

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How Do You Know If A Manager Has Knowledge AND Wisdom?

The Ex-US President, Herbert Hoover, said “Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the moment, as knowing what to do next”. (more…)

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How Golf Can Give Us Management Lessons

I love the British Summer…it’s my favourite day of the year! I was enjoying a good round of golf during a particularly warm spell last month, and was really enjoying it. Well, when I say ‘good’ round, it depends on your definition of that adjective,…

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