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

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 1,464 Reads share
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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 3,523 Reads share

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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 1,472 Reads share

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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 1,508 Reads share

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A letter to Santa Claus…..

Dear Santa, Sorry I haven’t written to you in a quite a few years. Since my last letter much water has passed under the bridge. I’ve now got two young daughters myself and I am helping the eldest write her letter to you...
December 21, 2009 1,684 Reads share
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Management

One Tiger Too Many!

Needless to say, I did a traditional Irish thing and drank one drink too many. The following day was budget day here in Ireland and as I sat listening to Brian Lenihan’s budget pains - my hangover became a little worse.
December 10, 2009 1,164 Reads share

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Don’t Quote Me, Quote Them! 20 Inspirational Quotations That Motivate

Anyone who follows me on Twitter will know that I love my inspirational quotes. If you are seeking employment or spend a lot of time working alone, inspirational quotes can help pull you out of a slump and get your motivational juices flowing again. Here are 20 Inspirational Quotes that motivate me..................
December 4, 2009 2,206 Reads share