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2 Ways You Can Turn Your Team From Sheep Into Leaders

The most common complaint that all managers have is lack of time to focus on their responsibilities. It’s not uncommon for leaders to be bombarded with questions and concerns the minute they walk through their office doors, and have to put out fires throughout the…

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The 3 Main Benefits For A Manager When Empowering Your Staff

There is so much advice for managers on how to empower their staff. Sources explain how this process can reduce employee turnover, raise moral and productivity and create a better company culture. (more…)

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What To Do When Your Team Is NOT Motivated By Money

Business concept image of a hand holding marker and write money is not everything isolated on whiteHow do you motivate your employees to perform at their best, and consistently come up with ideas on improving your organisation? You can offer raises and bonuses, but the…

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Why You SHOULD Give Unlimited Holidays To Your Staff

How would you feel about your employees deciding when and how long their holiday leave should be? Most organisations not only track how much of their annual leave employees use, they track their daily hours. (more…)

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3 Reasons Why You’re Coaching Your Team In Entirely The Wrong Way

While micromanaging has been proven in study after study to demotivate employees, the opposite of that is not leaving your staff to fend for themselves. Leaders need to find a healthy balance between managing their staff to empower them and looking over their shoulder every…

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3 Signs You Should Invest In Change Management

Change can be a stressful and unpredictable time, which is why many managers avoid messing with the status quo. A popular belief is that if something is not broken, you shouldn’t fix it; however, if you don’t make innovation a priority, you will likely fall…

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3 Things NOT To Do In Your Employee Appraisals

Employee appraisals provide an opportunity for the employee and the boss to sit down one-on-one to discuss progress and goals, so why is it that these meetings are often dreaded and pointless? Well, lack of appraisal training springs to mind. Too many managers turn up…

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How Do You Manage An Introvert?

As managers, we need to be able to deal with all types of employees. There are those that are extremely talkative, energetic, and ready to share their thoughts; while others are more quiet, shy and tend to keep to themselves. (more…)

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3 Small Hacks That Will Make You Massively Increase Productivity

While many online articles provide tips on how you can beat the mid-week slump, many of us have a hard time simply getting through Monday! The daily responsibilities we have to face at work just seem overwhelming and the to-do list only keeps growing, which…

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3 Ways To Manage Your Staff After Firing An Employee

Whether it was due to lack of funds, inappropriate behaviour or poor performance, terminating an employee’s position is always difficult. While the manager assigned to this task has the hard job of relaying the bad news, and the person being fired has just lost their…

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Why Should You Use Open Book Management?

Modern leaders know that in order to get their employees to be loyal to their companies and work at their most productive levels, they need to engage with them. Engagement has been shown to be one of the most vital strategies a manager can achieve…

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10 Ways To Break The Ice Before A Training Session

Running a training session? Maybe you want an energiser to get them going and ready for your training. (more…)

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