If your staff are not performing, promote them!

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Some individuals who have demonstrated learned helplessness have been promoted into a managerial position. Within the workplace learned helplessness can be demonstrated when an individual continues to carry out an action knowing it is not working and yet, not changing … Continued

Changing Perception relies on Values

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Oh WOW, the energy levels in the room shot up. There was a mix of indignation, anger, disbelief and wishing. This Manager had the audacity to say he based the salary figures on what he considered the others worth…

Certainly one way of raising the energy, not one that I would advocate.

The ‘C’ approach and Managers – career limiting?

Fear of Challenge

A lot of Managers fear challenge. This is often due to them fearing being seen as a lesser Manager, someone who does not have all the answers, they feel foolish when this happens. It can feel humiliating for them. Their response is one of anger, resentment and as a result they close down; their team learns very quickly to stop challenging and become submissive.

Attitude, Values and Beliefs – 3:2 Management Model

How do you rate attitude? Would one measurement be based on smiles? How professional their language and tone of voice is? Or even the happiness in their voice? It is all so subjective, just as happiness is not a universal standard, or what sounds professional to one may sound stand offish to another.

TRUST your work – 3:2 Management Model

You know your Treasure, now look at the resources required to meet the goal. It may be worth at this stage moving to the ‘T’ – Time bound. This will give you an idea of time constraints and therefore give you a better idea of resources.

This is all the resources required from self and others, people, budget, equipment etc.

Imagine what resources you might require if there were no barriers.
Now work with the limitations you do have
If there are additional resources required, how will you bridge the gap?

Make or break – Seven simple steps to delivering a great presentation

Watching her deliver, she is in front of the room, reaching out, loud and clear and yet not saying a thing, verbally at least.   She looks the part, she’s moved the lectern to the side and her presentation is 4 … Continued