Effective Managers take time to review what is going well and what could be improved going forward without assigning blame. They know that assigning blame kills motivation and shuts down the improvement process. They also know that a simple and sincere ‘thankyou’ to individuals in the team makes all the difference. For more about this […]
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Effective Managers seek to understand the motivation and skills of every individual in their team. They create teams that make the most of these individuals and create an atmosphere of mutual trust and understanding. For more about this habit and to read my book about the 7 Habits of an effective manager
A manager’s listening skills are key to team building, motivation, creating enthusiasm and mutual respect. It’s very easy for a manager to assume that they know everything, and that everyone understands what they mean. For more about this habit and to read my book about the 7 Things Remarkable Managers Do .
Effective Managers will know what the wider business priorities are, and will be able to judge whether an ‘urgent’ request is actually important, or whether it can wait. And be able to manage those who can’t tell the difference. For more about this habit and to read my book about the 7 Habits of an […]
Managers are responsible for the achievements of other people – their team. You are not there to DO, but to produce results via your team. This also means you need to involve your team in agreeing the goals at the detailed level, but it is your job to create the mission and ensure that you […]
Effective managers do not wait for someone to tell them what to do. They anticipate and act before chaos reigns down on the team. For more about this habit and to read my book about the 7 Habits of an effective manager
Poor managers mean spiralling costs, lousy performance and miserable people. Here are some of bad habits to watch out for (and what to do about them!) This isn’t you……or is it? Bad Habit #1 – Going through the motions Bad Managers aren’t very self-aware. They wait to be told what to do and how to […]