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10 Coaching Techniques All Managers Need

The most effective leaders share one secret to their success—it is their employees. Aside from managing projects and delegating tasks, a successful manager will know the importance of developing their employees’ skills. (more…)

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The Top 2 Coaching Models

There is a reason that most sports coaches used to be athletes themselves—it’s difficult to teach what you don’t know yourself. However, managers must often put on the coaching hat in the office, when training their employees in new skills without having much previous experience…

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How To Carry Out Effective Employee Appraisals

Appraisals often get a bad rap because managers use this time ineffectively and not for the right reasons. Most see an employee appraisal as an annual review of the workers performance, which affects their salary and chances of promotion. (more…)

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Top 7 Reasons Employees Are Resistant To Change

Managers often have a hard time when it comes to dealing with change. They understand that it is necessary to grow the company and stay ahead of the competition, but they also know that some employees will be resistant. (more…)

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The 5 Things Managers Don’t Know about Anger Management

Of all the skilled valued in an effective leader, anger isn’t one of them. It may be hard to control your emotions and stay calm in a situation that makes you want to scream or punch a wall. (more…)

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How To Keep Calm In Stressful Situations

Did you just accidentally delete an important file, causing you to lose 5 days of work? Did an employee just make a mistake that will cost the company thousands of pounds to fix? (more…)

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How To Manage Your Teams Performance

One of the biggest determinants of your success as a leader is the performance of your team. You are not just required to delegate tasks and monitor quality, you are in charge of the way they work on projects, how fast they are able to…

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4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Meetings

Meetings are a vital part of the success of any department. It is a time that is carved-out especially for collaboration, brainstorming, planning ahead and delegation. (more…)

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The 4 Best Ways To Manage Your Time

Time is a precious commodity that seems to run at the speed of light at the office. Managers work far longer hours than their staff, but still don’t seem to accomplish everything on their plate. (more…)

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How To Improve Your Decision Making Skills

You can blame it on the zodiac sign or a personality trait, but the fact is some people are simply better at making decisions than others. While you can take your time choosing between a pair of trousers, the business world will not be waiting…

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Graduate Research Reveals A Massive Pay Incentive

We’ve trained close to 200,000 managers at all different levels here at MTD and I’m always fascinated to understand the path that they have took to end up where they are. Some are graduates, some not. (more…)

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How To Improve Your Organisation Skills

Nobody can thrive in chaos, and when it comes to your place of employment, it is imperative to organise it to stay productive. When you think of organisation, while it involves cleanliness and proper order in your filing cabinet and on your desk, it actually…

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