Managing Performance

Tips & advice to help you improve your performance

 

How To Set Objectives That Won’t Be Forgotten After Two Weeks

If you’ve come across this article, you probably already know the importance of setting objectives for yourself and your team. However, if you’re like most people, you are aware that most objectives that you set are simply forgotten after a couple of weeks. Objectives are…

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Your Purpose And Objectives – Don’t Confuse The Two

What’s the purpose of a football team, or any other team in a team sport? Did you immediately think, “to win the game” or “to beat the opposition”? OK, here’s another question…What’s the objective for the team? Did you repeat the same answers? Very often,…

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3 Talent Management Trends That Will Shape The Future

The workplace is ever changing, and ways of managing talent have to adapt in order to keep up with innovations and changes. Currently, the instant dissemination of information, the ability to work from anywhere and globalisation are some of the most important trends impacting organisations…

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How To Discipline A Member Of Your Team Without Getting Personal

Humans are emotional beings, which means that when a manager must discipline a member of their team, emotions are flying high. No one likes to hear negative feedback, which is why it is easy for a simple feedback session to turn personal and get nasty.…

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3 Quick Tips On Running Effective Competitor Analysis

The key to getting ahead in business is to stay ahead of the competition. If are not staying on top of what products your competitors are releasing, what prices they are setting and what initiatives they are spearheading, how do you know if you are…

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Is Performance-Related Pay Right For Your Organisation?

Most organisations pay their employees a set salary per month, or an agreed-upon hourly rate. While this type of setup works for many firms, it is not a one-fits-all solution. (more…)

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3 Quick Tips On Effective Goal Setting

Those individuals that hold managerial positions must always have the company’s goals at the forefront of their minds. Whether the company aims to increase revenue, diversify services offered or franchise, managers must work towards those goals daily. (more…)

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How To Stop Your Staff Being Persistently Late

As a manager, you may try to be fair and reasonable, and always treat your direct reports the way you’d want to be treated. As such, you don’t reprimand them in public, inquire about their personal lives, and go out of your way to be…

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How To Use New Years’ Resolutions To Move Up The Corporate Ladder

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…

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Why Your Pep Talks Don’t Work & What To Do Differently

A pep talk is intended to make someone feel more courageous or enthusiastic about something and in the business world it usually refers to their job! (more…)

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How To Conduct Talent Reviews With Your Team

There is a case for stating that the most valuable resource within your team is the talent that resides there. The problem comes when managers don’t recognise that talent because they do not know that it is there. (more…)

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3 Important Elements Of Positive Performance Management

The days of the manager who says, ‘My way or the highway!’ have certainly changed. Managing through fear belongs back in the dark ages when the autocratic manager was king. (more…)

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