Managing Yourself (and Others)

Plan, organise, monitor and improve your own performance needs a certain level of reflection and self-assessment.

Plan, organise, monitor and improve your own performance needs a certain level of reflection and self-assessment. The aim -to produce timely, accurate and innovative outputs, even when you are under pressure or working in times of uncertainty. Key is to communicate and interact with others, adjusting your own style and approach as necessary.

 

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Managing Yourself (and Others)

If you only have 5 minutes, don’t look any further, look at these soundbites. They are short sharp summaries (typically 2 pages) providing a subject overview/introduction. They may not answer all your questions but you will find them helpful, provocative, stimulating and informative.

Influencing skills

Today managers are required to spend less time controlling and more time coaxing staff in what they need to do. As empowerment pushes decisions and responsibilities further down the line, the skills required of managers are changing from ‘how to tell and motivate’ to...

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Handling conflict

Conflict threatens to impact strategy, productivity, the cohesiveness and effectiveness of the team and the bottom line.

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How to prepare to be interviewed

Many people go to interviews - whether for new job, assignment, project or promotion - assuming their personality and enthusiasm will be enough to get what they want. It wont, it doesn’t. Start with research.

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Learning styles

By understanding your personal preference you can more actively manage your own learning process. Here’s how to spot your preferred style

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Managing e-mail

It’s faster than post or ‘snail mail’, less intrusive than a phone call but has become a burden. Read it once, bin or reply.

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Writing skills

Writing: one way to get your message across. But how to make sure that the message your readers receive is the same as the one you sent?

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Presentation skills

Though part and parcel of everyday life for managers at all levels, few are those undaunted by the prospect of giving presentations.

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Networking

According to research just published from Carnegie Mellon business school in the USA, networking is one of the nine key strategies that explain the success of ‘star’ performers

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Learning Modules

If you have a couple of hours to invest, you will find the Learning Modules very useful. They include the latest thinking from European Business Schools, writers on Management and other good source material. Most of them are about 25 pages in length.

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