Leading a Team Discussion of Your Development PlanIf you are currently undertaking a development program, then one of the most powerful and helpful things you can do is to discuss your plan with your team – the people with whom you will be implementing the plan.If you would like some information or help on how to do this, please contact us.
The new manager’s role is challenging
Suddenly, you have moved from being a technical or professional expert where you knew most of the answers and how to really problem-solve, to being an “expert” people manager. Well, that’s what most of the people around you expect you to be – and generally straight away! Read more, for some quick tips …
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- Team Process Evaluation
- Project Brief
- Delegation Matrix
Each one of us is a different and unique individual who will approach life in our own individual manner. So, are there any general principles that perhaps apply to everyone of us?
Yes, fortunately there are. Read on for eight great tips for new managers …
If you need help, development or assistance with the following management issues, then we highly recommend these resources …Read More
Tips for improving your coaching skills
We use “coaching” to include all of the things that a manager might do to develop his/her people e.g
- Formal and informal training, specific skills coaching, delegation (for development purposes) etc.
- Building an atmosphere within the team where people have the freedom to try new things knowing that they will be supported if they fail rather than blamed
Teamwork is about sharing, trust and dependance among members.
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Do your people need to depend on one another for resources, completion of tasks, or results? If so, you have a “team” that needs to be led and developed. If not, you will have a “group” that needs to be managed.Read More
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The four-step approach to project management is a useful way to approach any project planning situation. The four steps are:
What are the “must do” things that every new manager needs to know?
In the day-to-day role of managing, the new manager needs to:
Tips for assessing performance and providing feedback
There is now substantial research data on performance appraisals and performance reviews that indicates that both managers and staff are in the main, unhappy with the process. Why is this? There are three main reasons:Read More
Developing personal networks by building relationships across the organisation (and externally), is one aspect that sets successful managers apart.
Not only will it help you in your role as a new manager, but these networks can survive throughout your career. They provide you with three distinct advantages:Read More
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