Stop Asking this Cliche Management Question At SerialTrainer7 we are frequently asked to develop managers by putting them through our Management Academy. When we scope the training, we meet with Senior Managers, Leaders and Directors and professionals from Human Resources. During the meetings, more and more they all ask this cliche question. Rant alert! What… Read More
Have you ever received a message on LinkedIn from a member like this one? Infuriating right. Who really speaks this way? It appears that more and more people are learning this new language, and it would appear to be coming from LinkedIn. As you can see from this image the only people qualified to ‘reach… Read More
Have We Taken Our Eye Off of The Ball? We live in a funny time, employers have never been so cautious about their employees. It is almost like they are living in perpetual fear of recrimination. We cannot say this We cannot do that Will we upset them What if they cry
What Are The 2 Reasons Why Managers Fail? At SerialTrainer7 I get to meet, coach and train so many managers and it is such a privilege to work with such talented people. Along the way conversations are had that can be quite challenging, especially when we discuss their own performance as a manager and what… Read More
Are You Happy With Your Decision Making Skills? Arguably one of the greatest skills a person can have is to make effective decisions. It has direct links with problem solving and we look for it in Managers and Sales People and in ourselves in day-to-day life; we are all faced with having to make decisions,… Read More
Coaching – A Chat with Moments Ranging from Ignition to Inferno Coaching then. I quite often hear people say “it’s just a professional name for a bit of a chat isn’t it?” well in a funny way yes it is. Yet what a chat it can often turn out to be.
Here’s the situation we have all been in. You are asked by your manager to come into a room for “a quick word“. You both sit down and your manager asks you how you have been and makes a little smalltalk. He or she proceeds to tell how well you have been doing with a certain… Read More
Management Training-All Sheep Dip & BullShit? or Something That Needs An Overhaul? Wow, I have really had my eyes opened about management training recently. There is a saying that a little bit of knowledge in the wrong hands is a dangerous thing, well imagine what happens when you have a lot of it!
Adventures in Management-The New Manager In the last few weeks I have been leading management training. This training has been specifically for people who are either new to management or thinking that they would like to be developed as a manager.
How do I become a better Leader Manager? The Leader Manager’s Journey “Whatever type of manager you are, be a good one.” Abraham Lincoln The Overall Message The manager has a role that can be as tough as it can be rewarding. This one-day or two-day ‘journey’ encounters the main tools and techniques required to… Read More