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3 Ways Empowerment Can Lead To Higher Job Satisfaction

The term empowerment is being thrown around a lot these days in corporate meetings and management trainings, but when asked, not all managers can precisely answer what it is. Some believe it is delegating while others rewarding their staff members. (more…)

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2 Ways Bigger Teams Can Improve Employee Motivation

Motivating employees is a large part of the manager’s role. It is a proven fact that individuals perform smarter and better when they are empowered, provided with clear objectives and rewards for achieving them. (more…)

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5 Reasons Why Decision Making Skills Are So Important In Management

Having the ability to make a quick, yet good decision is imperative in all life situations. To be an effective manager, decision making skills are crucial. (more…)

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3 Ways Communication Is Important In Change Management

Change can bring about a stressful and difficult time for members of any organisation. However, the situation can be greatly exacerbated if employees feel like they are being kept in the dark about matters affecting them. (more…)

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Why Should Managers Implement Coaching And Mentoring With Their Team?

From birth until well into our twenties and even thirties, we are expected to grow not only physically, but mentally and intellectually. We attend school and are given advice by elders in order to become positive members of society. (more…)

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8 Coaching Do’s And Don’ts

If you are reading this article, you already know the importance of coaching your employees. However, not every manager has innate coaching skills that they feel confident with because they have most likely not attended any coaching skills for managers training. (more…)

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What Can You Do To Help Implement Change Management?

Not preparing for change at the workplace is similar to going out in the rain without an umbrella. You know you will be wet and uncomfortable, and not prepping for the upcoming changes in weather is not smart. (more…)

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5 Ways To Prepare For A Tricky Appraisal

Although appraisals can be motivating and empowering when you meet with certain employees, that’s not always the case. When you have a team member who has been underperforming, the meeting is likely not going to be pleasant for you or the individual. (more…)

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5 Tips for Managers to Improve Their Team’s Performance

I once asked a manager “How many people work in your department?” He replied, “About half of them!” (more…)

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5 Ways Appraisals Can Motivate Staff

Appraisals don’t have to be dreaded by either staff members or management. Although they often have a bad rep, and have employees worried for weeks about possible negative feedback, employers should re-conceptualise this as an opportunity rather than a “review.” (more…)

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5 Skills ALL Managers Will Need In 2025

The working world is moving at such a fast pace, that managers have a hard time staying abreast of all the new trends. From millennials entering the workforce, technological advances that have led to globalisation and artificial intelligence, it’s vital to look ahead and anticipate…

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5 Things Managers Should Never Say To Their Team

Managers play a large role in their organisations, not only in terms of delegation and strategy, but in how much stress they can parlay unto their colleagues. One study found that 7 out of 10 employees blame their boss for increasing their stress levels. (more…)

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