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8 Project Management Techniques For Project Leaders

Leading a project these days is a lot more complicated than ever before, as you have to deal with so many constraints, different people’s demands and a time-scale that is often shorter than you would like. (more…)

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Technical Skills For Effective Management

While it may not seem important to some in management, a lack of technical skill will result in ineffective results when it comes to completing your own day to day tasks while at the same time guiding your team. (more…)

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Leadership And Management – What’s The Difference?

We are often asked whether a person should show management or leadership skills in the workplace. This uncovers a dilemma and a misunderstanding of what the two terms mean. It shouldn’t be a case of ‘which one should I show?’ It should be ‘When should…

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The Effects Of Globalisation On Business

What’s the current and future impact of globalisation on business? How does globalisation affect businesses and what response should we offer? We’ve seen such a growth in globalisation and its tentacles will only keep spreading as we go through the 2020s (more…)

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

Leaders with high levels of emotional intelligence (EQ) have a greater propensity to value themselves and others, which is vital if they are going to get the best out of themselves and their teams. (more…)

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The 3 Different Types Of Interpersonal Roles

Let’s take a closer look at a manager’s interpersonal roles. As a manager, your interpersonal roles will be dictated by the type of position you hold. Lower level managers will have different interpersonal roles than middle management. (more…)

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Managing A Virtual Team

When I was managing people within a busy financial institution, every single person who reported into me was within shouting distance! It was easy for me to get an instant update on the status of a particular account or where a specific project was stalling.…

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The 4 Main Reasons For Organisational Failure

The only constant in business is change. I’m sure you’ve heard that statement many times. And one of the main reasons why organisations stagnate and fall is because of the lack of understanding about this simple philosophy. (more…)

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Management Skills And Qualities That Make A Difference

We see many reports about the skillsets that managers require to be effective and we observe a plethora of ideas ranging from the personal skills, like time management and good listening, through to the overarching skills of the great leaders, like mission and values. As…

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The Four Principles of Ethical Management

As a manager you’re going to find yourself in a position where you are required to regularly make decisions. While you may, at times, feel as though you are guided by your own morals and beliefs, it is very important for you to remember to…

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Stress Management In The Workplace

Why people experience stress Stress is a natural, physical response to our perceptions of a stimulus. It has an evolutionary purpose; our need to protect ourselves and the innate ‘flight or fight’ aspect of our nervous system. When we were battling for survival, stress is…

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4 Essential Skills For New Managers

Being a manager is never an easy job, but being a new manager is especially difficult. When you think about the competencies required of a good manager, they are constantly changed, updated and reviewed. Whether you have just been promoted to a leadership position or…

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