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
Building Personal Confidence – The Complete Mini – Series “Confidence isn’t walking into a room with your nose in the air, thinking you are better than everyone else, it’s walking into a room and not having to compare yourself to anyone else in the first place.” Anon Whatever you do and wherever you are, there are… Read More
What type of team do you work in? No doubt there are lots of different personalities within it, some you like, some not so much. Teams are made up of so many different types and I thought as it is November 5th, that it would be fun to create some personalities based on the most… 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
Managers Managing Manager’s Management Managers Managing Management’s Management Management’s Management Managing Management So many variants, so many things that can be done with the M words! I suppose in one way or another they all mean the same thing, managing the management. I will stop this now, please do read on…
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.
Betrayal: noun “An act of deliberate disloyalty, to be false, to breach confidence, a violation of trust” Ugly word isn’t it? Betrayal. So much venom, poison and dark intentions yet it exists. I am sure that in our good human hearts we would like to believe that no one would set out to betray another… Read More
The world is now engulfed in the phenomenon that is 50 Shades of Grey and, as Grey this new take on the original story is released just in time for the DVD release (handy) and I am continuing to draw parallels between this and management.
Strategy-Looking for the Light in the Fog. Management words make me laugh out loud, not because they are particularly funny, but because many managers like using them and do not really have a ‘Scooby doo’ what they mean. Just because they are a manager they feel they have to engage in this ‘high register’ line… Read More