How Improving Your Public Speaking Skills Makes You a Better Boss?

Public speaking is about motivating and inspiring your team. However, a lot of people are nervous when it comes to speaking to a room or giving a presentation. In business, it’s important that you are able to get your points across. For managers in particular, public speaking is vital to project management. Here are some … Continue reading “How Improving Your Public Speaking Skills Makes You a Better Boss?”

Are You a Leader or Manager? 7 Key Differences

Almost all of us have experienced working under individuals who led or managed well, and have also experienced working under individuals who led or managed poorly. What factors differentiate these experiences? Why is there such a wide spectrum of competence amongst individuals that hold management or leadership positions? In developing your skills as a leader … Continue reading “Are You a Leader or Manager? 7 Key Differences”

360 Degree Performance Review : Identify the Halo and Horns Effect

“To err is human” is a famous saying that many of us have come across at one point in our lives. While this is a comforting saying because it tells us that it’s okay to make mistakes once in a while, we should also constantly be trying to better ourselves and our work. This is … Continue reading “360 Degree Performance Review : Identify the Halo and Horns Effect”

Why Team Building Should Never be Just a Formal Checklist?

Image Source: Unsplash.com Upon hearing the term ‘team building’, most people think about fun activities like paintball or going out to a company sponsored dinner, all expenses paid, during which employees get a chance to socialize more outside work as well. While these are beneficial for multiple reasons, meaningful team building relies on much more … Continue reading “Why Team Building Should Never be Just a Formal Checklist?”

How to Successfully Lead an International Project?

Projects can already be problematic enough – those problems can be magnified when you’re dealing with projects which run around the world and involve a lot of different people, cultures and time zones. And if you’re not familiar with what problems to look out for, there are a lot of potholes for you to put … Continue reading “How to Successfully Lead an International Project?”

6 Ideas for Managing Your Team More Effectively

Have you recently been promoted or tasked with leading a team? That’s great! What’s not so great is if the team you have been tasked with overseeing are is not functioning properly. For a first-time manager or leader of a team, dysfunction can be the source of much stress and despair. Although being tasked with leading a … Continue reading “6 Ideas for Managing Your Team More Effectively”

How Upskilling Your Team Can Improve Productivity?

Staff retention is one of the biggest problems faced by employers around the world. Not only are high turnover rates a bad image for the company, they can cost you both time and money. Businesses are often happy to invest in equipment and software, but are more reluctant to spend money on their human capital. … Continue reading “How Upskilling Your Team Can Improve Productivity?”

How New Managers Can Make Strong Decisions for the team?

So I hear you landed the promotion. Congratulations on your new manager role! But while your skills have taken you this far in your career, taking on a managerial role can still be a challenging feat. And if there’s one skill that will help you overcome these challenges and succeed as a manager—its strong decision … Continue reading “How New Managers Can Make Strong Decisions for the team?”