Self Improvement

3 Questions to Ask Your Would-Be Boss at the Interview

In many ways, moving ahead in our careers depends on our bosses: the people who can motivate us, advise us, challenge us, or — on the other hand — make our lives miserable.

Reviewing the Impact of External Environment - STEP Analysis

Businesses do not operate in isolation. Managers need to understand the impact that the surrounding business environment has on their own organization.

Written Performance Agreement- Helping Employees Hit The Mark

As a manager, one of your jobs is to turn your employees into leaders. To do this, they need to know what's expected of them, and when they're succeeding. Think about your role as a leader. How do you know when you're successful?

Self-management Techniques

Managing self is most important aspect for achieving success. Use below techniques to manage your reactions.
Positive self-talk
Positive self-talk is useful for counteracting internal triggers, such as a tendency to dwell on negative thoughts. You can use gentle, kind words to reassure yourself, and to counteract negative thought patterns such as these:

Gettiing the things done using effective give-and-take strategy

If you want to influence your colleagues to do something, you need to do something for them or give them something they value. In short, exchange is the foundation of influence.

Organizing as a Management Function

The purpose of management in any type of organization is to make sure available resources are used most efficiently in the pursuit of goals. Organizing is one managerial function that helps ensure resources are used efficiently.

Dealing with Difficult Bosses

The emphasis on teamwork and cooperation in the workplace today is either not known to certain leaders or simply scorned and ignored. Some leaders prefer the term “boss” and they act in the ways stereotypical to the title.

What Makes a "Good" Manager?

When your career takes a turn towards a management track, you may begin to wonder what, exactly, makes a "good" manager.

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