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3 Phrases Managers Need To Become More Assertive

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For managers to be successful, their team members need to respect them and follow them. For this to occur you will need to be assertive. You have to get the work done through your team and at the same time ensure that your team has good morale and that they remain motivated. 

It’s often difficult for leaders to find their place in a department as they don’t want to be seen as a micromanager, but also don’t want to be seen as a pushover.

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4 Things Great HR Managers Do Daily

choose HRHR managers have a wide array of responsibilities, but they ultimately upkeep the corporate culture, work directly with employees and put out fires.

While every company creates an individual job description for this position, anyone who has worked in HR knows that there is no limit to what needs to be done.

There isn’t a HR training course “out there” that can 100% prepare a HR Manager for their role but based on our experience there are some areas that they can look at to get them ahead.

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What Type Of Manager Are You?

Business group meeting portraitThere are many types of people—extroverts, introverts, outgoing, shy, motivated, lazy and so on.

Every one of us has different personalities, goals, dreams and beliefs.

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Your Manager Won’t Say To Your Face

5 Things Your Manager Won’t Say To Your Face

Your Manager Won’t Say To Your FaceDo you ever wonder why your boss just doesn’t seem to like you that much?

Or do they treat other colleagues much better than you?

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4 Essential People Skills You Need For A Successful Career

golden key in handsHave you ever heard the phrase, “it’s all about who you know?”

Although nepotism is not the only thing that can get you a job, the way you interact with others and your ability to build relationships can significantly affect your career.

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What Is The GROW Coaching Model? (And How Can Managers Use It Effectively?)

Coach Coaching Skills TeachManagers are many things –  they are employees, employers, supervisors, teammates and coaches.

They answer to their superiors, partners and clients, but most of all, they are responsible for the productivity and loyalty of their team.

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How To Deal With Colleagues That Are Resistant To Change

do not resist change embraceMergers, acquisitions, franchising, new software implementation, a new marketing strategy… these are all common happenings in today’s business world that require change to occur in the organisation.

Change is the new status quo with increased globalisation and the internet, but not everyone at your company is always ready and willing to embrace change.

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The Cold Hard Truths About What It’s REALLY Like To Be A Manager

Business people office TeamBeing a manager does come with certain perks, such as having the respect of your employees, a higher salary and more freedom.

While these seem like great advantages to a regular employee, what many people that end up becoming managers find out is that there are also many disadvantages of being a leader.  

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How The Best Managers Can Be More Persuasive With Their Team

Persuasion Note Pad With TextBaby boomers, generation X and millennials are an all new breed of employees that no longer want to listen to a boss blindly and follow instructions to a tee.

This is why one of the most important managerial skills to possess nowadays is persuasion.

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3 Tips On Delegating Work Upwards

Wooden Blocks with the textMost people believe the delegation is a one-way street, moving downward from upper managers to the lowest-level employees.

While that might be the case most of the time, there are times when delegating works upwards as well.

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