Management

Business management is part art and part science with a sprinkle of insanity. As a leader, you need to form the bedrock for your team. You do that by being consistent, reliable and available. These articles on TYB are designed to help you become a better leader everyday by feeding you a constant diet of business wisdom from people that have been there, done that and succeeded.

Management

The Sweet Refreshing and Satisfying Taste of Redundancy?

As a Career Coach I am always looking out for the latest and most creative material that will benefit my clients. So I spend a lot of time reading books and blogs from around the world. I was very excited last week when I finally received the much anticipated “Lemonade” movie in the post.
January 22, 2010 310 Reads share
How to Manage the Most Difficult Employees

Management

Don’t talk to me about creativity, I’ve got a business to run

When times are hard and money is tight, I hear this often. The belt-tightening process seems to automatically result in ditching the creative. It’s ironic, because when anyone starts a new business, it surely springs from a creative inspiration. So, why is it that the very thing that inspired the whole thing is seen as expendable?
January 21, 2010 391 Reads share

Management

Are you perceived as being responsive?

I once used the labelled of “non-responsive” for those I knew I needed to "track and follow-up" in order see a commitment carried out. I now know what creates this perception and how to be more effective in these situations.
January 13, 2010 314 Reads share
sustainable social media

Management

Getting adults to eat vegetables …..

Today I meet many jobseekers and businessmen faced with these situations. Examples include cold calling (definitely the new Brussel Sprout) or networking (Turnips) which would be very beneficial but get little action.
January 12, 2010 627 Reads share

Management

Creativity: panacea or poison pill?

Creativity is probably the most valuable quality we have. It’s our nature to be creative – otherwise we wouldn’t even be here. Once we stop being creative – in all aspects of our lives – we are literally going no-where.
January 12, 2010 314 Reads share

Management

New Year’s Revolution

I have decided that New Year’s Resolutions are out this year. In these challenging times I have decided to launch a New Year’s Revolution this year. Christmas is truly a super time to reflect and celebrate the successes of 2009. But now the presents have been handed out, the turkey eaten and mince pies are no more, I turn my attention to 2010.
December 24, 2009 321 Reads share