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Work holidays for managers: how to switch off from work

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It’s holiday time! Whether you plan to head away somewhere warm with your loved ones or simply catch up on your sleep, holidays are a great way to step away from the daily grind of the workplace and detach from the stress. However, for many of us, particularly managers, it can be difficult to switch off and leave work behind. For those who struggle to resist the urge to open your inbox from the beach, we have 6 tips for managers to switch off from work and enjoy your holiday. …

Motivation for managers: how to motivate employees

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As a manager, you know that when your staff is motivated, workplace morale and productivity increases, both of which are great for business. But, when it comes to motivating a team of employees, knowing where to begin can prove difficult for many managers. We have you covered with 5 practical steps that you can take to enhance motivation within your staff members. …

Creative problem solving: 4 problem solving techniques

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Creative problem solving

Conflict is inevitable and unfortunately avoiding our problems both personally and professionally is neither realistic or beneficial to individuals or businesses alike. Let’s look at 4 creative problem-solving techniques to help you manage when conflict comes your way. …

6 critical skills for new managers

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The transition to new manager is one of the most difficult in business. Investing in soft skills training of new managers is not just crucial to the success of these leaders but of their teams and the organisation as a whole.

Motivation for managers: 5 reasons employees lack motivation

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Having an unmotivated employee can be bad for productivity, overall morale and communication. An important part of a manager’s job is to keep employees inspired and motivated. But before a manager can motivate an employee to their best level of performance, they must understand what the barriers are that are keeping them from performing at that level already. Here are 5 common reasons employees lack motivation….

Interview skills for managers: The 5 most common interview questions

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If you have a job interview for a management position coming up, chances are you have one or two successful job interviews already under your belt. But, when it comes to an interview for a management position, the expectations can be higher. Here are the 5 most common questions and how you should answer them to secure your new position as manager. …

Teamwork tips: 6 quotes to inspire great teamwork

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‘Teamwork makes the dream work’ and ‘Two heads are better than one’ are two popular quotes about the extremely useful skill that is teamwork. Teamwork fosters creativity, leadership skills and improves innovation and imagination. Let’s look at 6 more quotes about teamwork from famous leaders. …

Motivation: 4 motivation myths for managers

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As a manager, getting your team on the same level of motivation as you can be difficult. Luckily there are many tips and tricks out there to help you. But we’re not going to talk about those today. In fact, for every great motivational tip, there are two you should not follow. Let’s debunk at 4 Motivation Myths. …