6 Traits That All Great Managers Have In Common

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 12-Aug-2015 15:44:15

Following up from last weeks article ‘6 Traits That All Great Leaders Have In Common’ we thought it would be a good comparison to come up with 6 traits that all great managers have in common. It would feel unfair to write about the qualities of great leaders without considering the equally important qualities of great managers. These are often the people following the leader, making sure that what they promise actually comes about, and cleaning up the trail of destruction! There’s a big difference between leading and managing, and although both disciplines are usually required it’s pretty common for a person to fall more solidly in one camp or the other. We covered the difference between leading and managing in our article ‘Leadership vs Management’. So, let’s take a look at some of the qualities seen in our greatest managers:

 

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Topics: Leadership and management

Using Self-Coaching To Gain Clarity and Boost Your Own Performance

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 12-Aug-2015 13:51:37

The OSCAR Coaching Model (suggested that you read this article before continuing here) is very easy to follow, which means that all of us can learn to use it to improve our personal effectiveness, problem-solving and decision-making ability. The model works whether you are a newly-appointed team leader needing to improve your problem-solving skills, or whether you are a senior executive needing to develop the vision and strategy for your business.

 

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Topics: OSCAR Model, Coaching and Mentoring

Free eBook: A Quick Guide To Running Workplace Coaching Sessions

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 11-Aug-2015 14:50:41

Whether you're a coach, aspiring coach, or a manger looking to use a coaching approach it's always useful to review your coaching process from time to time. This simple but practical guide to running workplace coaching sessions using OSCAR will help you do just that.

 

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Topics: OSCAR Model, Coaching and Mentoring

6 Traits That All Great Leaders Have In Common

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 06-Aug-2015 11:00:00

Great leaders come from a wide variety of different backgrounds, achieving wildly different definitions of success in many different industries. However, there are certain traits that all of these leaders share in common, here's a few of them:

 

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Topics: Leadership and management

Infographic: Asking Coaching Questions With The OSCAR Coaching Model

Posted by Tim Clifford on 05-Aug-2015 13:57:10

Sometimes it can be difficult to remember which questions to ask in a coaching session. It's easy to get lost during a coaching session when dealing with complex, emotional subjects. So here's a quick reminder that you can reference before you start coaching, to make sure you keep your questions on track using the OSCAR Coaching Model:

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Topics: OSCAR Model, Coaching and Mentoring

6 Simple Ways To Reduce Stress By Improving Your Work-Life Balance

Posted by Megan Bill on 05-Aug-2015 13:56:20

For many of us, getting our work-life balance right can be an ongoing struggle. Perhaps you feel that you're putting too many hours into a job that doesn't satisfy you, but youre too afraid to step out of your comfort zone and take the leap into the possibility of a career change. Perhaps you love your job but it encroaches too much on your personal life, taking time away from other things that are important to you. Either way, getting your work-life balance in check is vitally important to a happy and successful lifestyle that will give you the confidence to make the right decisions for yourself.
 
So, here's 6 really simple things you could be doing to help get the balance right:

 

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Topics: Productivity

Infographic: 5 Ways To Be More Productive And Feel Less Stressed

Posted by Tim Clifford on 28-Jul-2015 18:15:00

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Topics: Productivity

8 Reasons Why People Who Use Coaching Make Better Managers

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 16-Jul-2015 16:06:42

 

Coaching can be a valuable and effective addition to anyones repertoire of skills. However, it can be particularly powerful when used by managers as part of a coaching style of management. Here’s 8 reasons why:

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Topics: Coaching and Mentoring

A Quick Guide To Influencing In The Workplace - eBook

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 16-Jul-2015 14:38:44

 

Being able to influence effectively in the workplace is an art-form. The ultimate goal is to achieve this while making sure that everyone feels that their contribution is valued and that good relationships are built.


We’ve published a free eBook to give you an introduction to influencing styles and strategies, and when they are most appropriate and effective.


Click the link below to download A Quick Guide To Influencing In The Workplace eBook.

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Topics: Influencing Skills

7 Must Read Books for Workplace Coaches

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 13-Jul-2015 10:54:21

When you’re getting into something new, it can be difficult to pinpoint the best literature to get yourself started. This is why we’ve compiled this list of a few quick suggestions to get you started with coaching and mentoring. In no particular order:

 

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Topics: Coaching and Mentoring, Coaching tools and techniques

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Following up from last weeks article ‘6 Traits That All Great Leaders Have In Common’ we thought it would be a good comparison to come up with 6...Read more

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