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The Top 2 Coaching Models

Business coaching with iconsThere 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 with the upcoming project.

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How To Carry Out Effective Employee Appraisals

Blue appraisal folder with meeting in backgroundAppraisals 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.

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Top 7 Reasons Employees Are Resistant To Change

Business change building blocksManagers 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.

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The 5 Things Managers Don’t Know about Anger Management

Notepad with Anger Management writtenOf 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.

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How To Keep Calm In Stressful Situations

Business woman looking stressed and tiredDid 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?

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The 17 Top Management Skills

Business man on top with skillsAlthough it is impossible to pinpoint the one thing that sets apart a great manager from a mediocre one, there are clearly different skills, ideas and opinions that set apart effective leaders from ineffective ones.

Below are the 17 top management skills that you should add to your virtual toolbox in order to improve your leadership abilities.

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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 so, how invested they are in their work and how loyal they are to the Learn More

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4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Meetings

Management meeting taking place with employeesMeetings 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.

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