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3 Effective Ways To Reprimand Employees Without Causing Conflict

When managing a team of individuals, supervisors are the ones responsible for making sure that employees are conducting themselves professionally, and working efficiently and ethically. When staff members act accordingly and follow all the rules, managers may praise them and reward them. (more…)

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Creating Action Plans From Performance Appraisals

Performance appraisals are often seen as one of the necessary evils of working life by organisational leaders and employees alike. Many managers approach the performance appraisal process as an opportunity to outline every little thing that they feel the employee has done wrong since the…

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How To Help Employees Deal With Change

In today’s labour market, there is constant change. Gone are the days when workers spent their entire lives at one company. Now, companies are merging, being bought out, closing, or moving overseas. These activities lead to change in work scope, the working environment, and change…

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4 Common Leadership Errors All Managers Should Avoid

Not all individuals who hold positions of power use them wisely. One only needs to observe certain world leaders to see how some people use and abuse power. Unfortunately, some managers also do not make good leaders, and are not properly trained on how to…

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How To Keep Your Cool In A Heated Working Environment

Working in general is not easy. If you work as a manager, you have the added stress of supervising others, and being responsible for their behaviour at work. Although certain employees or situations can cause you to stress out, it is never wise to lose…

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How To Earn Respect As A Manager

Getting assigned the position of a manager does not automatically come with respect from underlings. If you are a new manager who has just started in the company, or a younger supervisor who is managing older employees, your new role in the organisation may be…

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Sometimes As A Manager You Just Have To Say No

Great leaders are often bombarded with requests for assistance, phone calls, emails, and pleas to take on new projects. As much as we all wish we could clone ourselves and tackle everything on our to-do lists at once, this simply isn’t possible. Instead, busy professionals…

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How To Ensure Your Employees Are Flexible & Open To Change

With ever-changing deadlines and new projects emerging, it is important for leaders to encourage flexibility in their work staff. While the majority of workers are fairly easy-going when it comes to sudden changes in work flow or deadlines, some employees actively resist any change to…

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How Talking Openly With Employees Can Help You Improve As A Manager

The ability to achieve an open dialogue with employees is one of the hardest skills to master, and yet is a critical skill for a manager to master if they want to become a true leader. When open communication is common-place in the organisation, employees…

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4 Ways To Boost Employee Morale

A happy workplace is usually a productive workplace. A good manager makes sure work gets done, but a great manager also makes sure employees are happy on the job. (more…)

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How You Can Benefit From Each Person In Your Team

Personality in the workplace is a hot topic in business, with an array of titles for the “top business personalities” headlined across the financial sections of publications time and again. All of these “energiser” and “stabiliser” pop psych terms are attempting to capture three major…

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3 Ways To Avoid Micromanaging Your Team

Supervising a group of individuals is usually not a smooth process. In an ideal situation, a manager would assign various tasks to the team, and would receive completed work on time. (more…)

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