It is never too early to start honing your management skills.
Even if you are just starting out in your career, you should focus on establishing credibility and leadership skills to show your boss that you are a natural born leader.
Modern managers should be constantly attempting to better their leadership skills.
If you ask your team members if you are a good manager, do you expect them to say anything but “YES”?
Of course you’d expect them to say “YES”! After all you’ve set the goals & targets for the year, provided clarity on how to achieve the goals, handed them a copy of the job description and also explained the performance matrices.
A lot of managers confuse respect with authority and then wonder why their people don’t always do what they have asked them to do. Managers are appointed to positions of authority but nobody can ever be appointed respect. Respect is never given, instead it is something that has to be earned.
Good management not only generates good productivity it also provides high job satisfaction. Observing great managers in action provides role models for developing our own management qualities. In this article we look at five qualities that many people admire. Learn More
We get asked quite often on our management courses “What makes an ideal manager?”, and there are many factors to take into consideration when answering this question. The ideal manager leads by example, they recognise that simply directing or telling will only get short term results at its best, setting goals with the team in mind. Learn More
Before even considering someone for promotion it is recommended that you first know the reasons NOT to promote someone. These include; because they work hard, they need the money, you like them because they are like you or you want to stop them leaving!