"The essence of management is to make knowledge productive"Peter Drucker I learned about hands-on management in my small retail business when I was still in my 20s. Oh, the things I would do differently! I can’t say I blitzed people management at that time. I was still very green and to be honest – way… Continue reading If I had my time again…
Even six months ago, working from home was foreign for a number of us. Now, it seems to be here to stay. This is not a 'how to' article - I am quite sure you've come across many of them. I thought I'd reflect on my own experiences of working from home, both for me… Continue reading Learnings – Working from Home
Policy...who really likes to hear that word? I suspect not too many people in the workplace (except for HR people!). Last year saw some changes in the employment landscape that employers need to be up to speed with. Whether your policies are written or not, you need to understand what your legal responsibilities are towards… Continue reading Are your policies 2019 ready?
It's the 30th January and already, I have had multiple conversations with managers relating to issues (unmet expectations) with their employees. To all of them, I've pretty much said the same thing, "January is a great time to sit your team down and go over your expectations with them for the upcoming year". The New Year… Continue reading New Year plan – set your expectations
Most people don't just wake up one morning and discover they were born a manager of people. Whether you are an employer or an employee who manages in someone else's business, you will probably be aware that you need some nouse when it comes to managing people. You will probably also be aware that people… Continue reading Personality vs management style?