What Does A Successful Department Or Function Look Like?

What Does A Successful Department Or Function Look Like? The Department or Function that you want to manage has got success bottled and is both polishing and refining its current product/service offer, while at the same time developing new products/service offers or new ways of getting things done. Unlocking the secrets that deliver success is …

The Top Ten Skills EVERY Manager Needs

The Top Ten Skills EVERY Manager Needs Clear sense of purpose: knowing what my targets are including making them public with my team, issuing individual targets and team targets accordingly. Strong values and personal integrity: always delivering on what I say I will do, having a focus to involve staff in decision making and being …

What Personal Managerial Agility Looks Like

What Personal Managerial Agility Looks Like Managers with the following Agile skills are highly likely to be successful in the organisations where they work – do you have these skills too? People Agility: managers who know themselves well and understand what makes them function, learning systematically from experience, treat others with respect, treat others constructively …

The Top 10 Management Skills Every Manager Needs

The Top 10 Management Skills Every Manager Needs Successful managers work consistently to develop their skills in the following areas: Planning Without a plan, nothing is achieved. As a manager you need to be competent in business planning, project planning, workload planning and contingency planning. Communication Communication covers writing, speaking and listening. You must be …

What Are Agile Principles And How Can I Use Them?

What Are Agile Principles And How Can I Use Them? Agile is characterised by the following: Customer collaboration: taking active steps to systematically find out, and meet, customer needs Changing requirements: continually looking for the next “big thing” in the market and not relying o what you are making/the service you are providing now! Cross …