Tag Archives: Management

What Lions Rugby can tell you about your Company and Management

Management/Leadership is something that a lot of companies seem to take the “set it and forget it” approach with. But times are always changing. Your business is changing, your clients are changing, and the way you communicate with one another is changing too. With that in mind, it only makes sense that your managers should […]

http://eamonnolaighin.com/2017/04/20/what-lions-rugby-can-tell-you-about-your-company-and-management/

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How to Give an Annual Performance Review (If You Must)

Dear Annie: I just had to give year-end performance evaluations to each of my 16 team members, and I feel like the whole exercise was a total waste of time. That’s partly because I was unexpectedly promoted into this team-leadership job in August, from a different part of the company, and my predecessor didn’t keep…

http://fortune.com/2016/12/19/annual-performance-review/

This Should Be Your Approach to Hiring

The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question “How do you build a strong team?” is by Ratmir Timashev, co-founder and former CEO of Veeam. The tale of the self-made man or…

http://fortune.com/2016/07/10/hiring-approach/

This Is What the C-Suite Is Losing Sleep Over

C-Suite executives are risking the futures of their businesses, falling into a trap fashioned by their own timidity, according to some new research from consultants Deloitte. According to the report, which covered people already in the C-suite and those who expect to reach it within the next 10 years, there’s near-total agreement that leadership has…

http://fortune.com/2016/05/04/this-is-what-the-c-suite-is-losing-sleep-over/

This Is What the C-Suite Is Losing Sleep Over

C-Suite executives are risking the futures of their businesses, falling into a trap fashioned by their own timidity, according to some new research from consultants Deloitte. According to the report, which covered people already in the C-suite and those who expect to reach it within the next 10 years, there’s near-total agreement that leadership has…

http://fortune.com/2016/05/04/this-is-what-the-c-suite-is-losing-sleep-over/

Why Trust Motivates Employees More than Pay

Everyone knows that a workplace in which people feel appreciated and valued, with more autonomy, is a more pleasant place to work than one in which they don’t. What has been less certain is that workplaces with high trust and a strong culture actually do better as businesses. Now, with the release of a new…

http://fortune.com/2016/04/27/why-trust-motivates-employees-more-than-pay/

Old School vs State of the Art: Attitudes of the Modern Day Athlete

With the Christmas holidays fast approaching the annual dashes around the local shopping outlets are sure to commence if they haven’t been endured by shop owners already! Some parents you see rushing around in some form of mad frenzy to buy the latest gadget, games console or mobile phone for their children, others hurriedly buying […]

https://mwthompsonblog.wordpress.com/2015/12/20/old-school-vs-state-of-the-art-attitudes-of-the-modern-day-athlete-2/

The next big thing in management and organisational development … why your organisation should be considering reverse mentoring

Think of the modern workplace and a number of features may spring to mind: technological innovations, flexible and remote working, to name a few. However, a more social factor is also at play: the multigenerational workforce. For the first time in history, it is now feasible that a workforce could comprise employees from four different […]

http://theknowledgeexchangeblog.com/2015/12/01/reversing-to-move-forward/

Getting Past ‘Overqualified’ in a Job Interview

Hiring managers often doubt that anyone really wants to take a step “down.” Here’s how to convince them.

http://fortune.com/2015/11/29/job-interview-overqualified/