Management Learning and Coaching Ltd

Management Learning and Coaching Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 days ago

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  • Demystifying project management for all

    Everywhere you go, projects are being managed: why do some seem to find the task more daunting than others?One reason is something we call 'the Hidden Realities'.For most people who have a 'day job' to be done, the project is often allocated over and above their day-to-day tasks and objectives; how projects are allocated may be on the basis: You just happen to be standing there You can't say no to...

Management Learning and Coaching Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Who still takes minutes in 2017?

    Does anyone still take minutes in 2017? When there is so much talk of artificial intelligence, robotics and other labour-saving technologies to support or replace repetitive work, surely someone, somewhere has come up with a technologically sophisticated way of taking minutes that doesn’t involve trying to keep up with impassioned discussions, streams of consciousness and tangents to make any math...

Management Learning and Coaching Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Managing talent a greater priority than productivity, innovation or customer focus?

    According to the latest edition of the CIPD’s HR Outlook: Views of our Profession, Winter 2016-17 report, from the survey commissioned by YouGov, managing talent is seen as being more important than concentrating on productivity, innovation or customer focus. The suggestion, from over 600 responses from organisations in the public and private arena, is that without the right people on board, organ...

  • Strictly Teaching

    Like many over the last few weeks I've been gripped by ‘Strictly’ fever. As a teacher-trainer, watching the final while preparing for our next Award in Education and Training course, has led me to reflect on what it is that makes a good teacher. Just how has Joanne Clifton got ballroom novice Ore Oduba to the point of dancing a jive to rival the performance of the male professionals in just a few ...

  • How to have a stress-free Christmas

    Some hotels, retail outlets and civic centres have had their Christmas trees up for a month or more, the obligatory police anti-drink driving campaign is in full swing and trades people are now giving you dates in January before they'll be able to service your boiler, fix the car or shampoo the dog. Are you one of the many still thinking "There's too much 'to do' list at the end of the week"? Some...

  • Performance Management and the office Christmas party

    Christmas is looming and the party season is nearly here; so what is the extent of the problem for the managers if staff let their hair down a little too much at the office party?It is said colleagues spend more time with each other than they do with their friends and family; for those less thoughtful of the consequences, they perhaps drink more than they normally would, with the result they behav...

  • Being the best manager ever

    Who was your best manager ever, and why?Pose this question to employees of any age, background or educational level and the chances are, the reasons people name the manager they do, will have little to do with that person's qualifications, their presentation skills in the team meeting or their technical wizardry with a spreadsheet.The reasons employees tend to give for their choices include: He li...

  • The two most dangerous words for managing change

    What do most people do if they're having a hard time or feeling stressed at work? Well, in the short term, they might find solace outside work, through sport, hobbies or perhaps a pampering holiday. In the longer term, and if the problems persist, they might start looking for another job.If someone wants to lose weight, stop smoking or get fit, they might make changes to how they behave, what they...

  • 5 reasons training room learning doesn't become workplace reality

    If you want your training events to generate a higher return on investment (ROI), then you will need to overcome these five major drawbacks: Fear Information overload Learning fatigue Day job and other distractions No learning accountability FearDelegates are fearful of putting their head above the parapet at the start because they don't wantto appear foolish to their peers. They fear exposing the...

Management Learning and Coaching Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Turning goal setting into actual outputs

    Why should we set goals? In his book "What They Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School", Mark McCormack tells of a study conducted on students in the 1979 Harvard BA programme. In that year, the students were asked:"Have you set clear, written goals for your future and made plans to accomplish them?" 3% of the graduates had written goals and plans 13% had goals, but they were not in writing 84...

Management Learning and Coaching Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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