Tag: management development

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Turning management on its head

I was reminded recently of a way to look at management from a new perspective. Think of management as a …

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Who controls the conversation?

Two people are having a conversation. One person is asking all the questions and the other person is giving all …

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Are you an exception to the rule?

The Peter Principle: “In time, every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out …

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Oxygen for managers

In 2008, Google did an internal study on what behaviours make a great manager. They identified eight. Last year they …

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How to discover your superpower!

I asked the people on the recent webinar for The Institute of Leadership & Management what kind of superpower they …

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Who is managing who?

I ran a workshop on learning transfer last week and got the inevitable comment, “I wish my boss was here, …

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