Delegation of authority the SMART way

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How to delegate using SMARTER goals As a leader or manager you have to delegate tasks and authority in order for your team to work effectively towards achieving your aim. But this is simpler in theory than in practice. Often a leader’s’ experience is that – even when you think you have delegated something effectively […]

The Right Questions about risk management strategy

Risky business: risk management strategy and knowing when to take a chance

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What is a risk management strategy? Which opportunity should we take and which risks should we avoid? We do not always think in terms of risk management or have a risk management strategy but our decision making is continually influenced by how we perceive risk and by our attitude to risk. “Great deeds are usually […]

Are we more like Captain Kirk or Mr Spock? Do we make decisions out of passion or logic?

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Captain Kirk and Mr Spock: What Star Trek tells us about human nature and making decisions With the latest runner from the Star Trek stable dashing onto the screens (Star Trek Into Darkness) we are once again exposed to a famous universe and a much loved movie relationship; that of Captain Kirk and Mr Spock. […]

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Three essential principles for prioritising and good decision making

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Three things that will help transform the way you prioritise and manage your time How do you prioritise your time? How do you decide what things you should do and what things you should avoid? What principles or tools do you use to help you with prioritising? Think about pastimes for a moment.  How many […]

Core competencies - The Right Questions

The 10 Critical Core Competencies of High Performers

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What skills and core competencies do you need to succeed and stand out in the work place? How do you stand out in the workplace? What abilities must you have to be successful in business? Work in all sectors is increasingly dynamic, and in order to succeed, employees must have the ability to deal with […]