Irrespective of the size of your organisation, having a committed, skilled and passionate team of people is important for every business to succeed. Through many years of research, trial and error, and working with companies of all sizes in numerous industries, there are some patterns that emerge. Every employee displays some innate needs and it’s on you to understand and motivate them by catering to those needs of your biggest assets – your people. Here are some ways how you can motivate your staff at the ground level.
Each employee of the organisation and most certainly the leadership team are custodians of the company’s culture and play a key role in developing soft skills, especially people management skills in the team. Here are 5 things every manager must do to become a positive influence on their teams.
CEOs must decide the final objective of a task, and ensure that its execution is met with unwavering focus. One of the major dilemmas that every key decision-maker has to face is that of focusing between strategy and execution. Spending too much time strategising or acquiring ideas on strategy may not just tend to delay the execution but also lead to series of other management concerns. It could derail your people management agenda as well as impact employee communication. Here are some of the things that act as red flags. Being aware and taking note of them could help you get back on track.
At the top running a business is the responsibility of the owner or the CEO but we all know that on the inside running a business is not a single person’s job alone. If you too wish to lead your team towards success, here are a few things that you could consider while developing your strategy.
With an ‘Open Door policy’ being adopted in most organisations, employees can get direct access to their superiors. There will be times where they might approach you with ideas or requests that may not be agreeable to you. However, don’t say ‘no’ just yet. Knowing how to effectively communicate a ‘no’ is an art too. Here are six things you can do instead…
Most successful and visionary leaders have been able to find a sweet spot between micromanagement and being completely hands-off. And I feel they were probably able to do so because they could read the indicators of micromanagement. Yes, you read that right, indicators of micromanagement mean those signs that will tell you it’s time to control the micromanagement and do some damage control.
Priya was a top performer all through her career. She was first to come to work and last to leave. Clients loved her. Her peers looked up to her and her boss always gave her a lot of recognition for
Even after so many years, the principles that governed the life of the father of our nation stand strong and lead the way; be it in our personal lives or professional. So how can we implement the wisdom of the 3 Wise Monkeys, that Gandhiji always believed in, at our workplace?
Hyperactive people are also sometimes referred to as ‘perfectionists’ who will settle for nothing but the best. However, the downside – this may lead to some chaos in office and at times result in conflicts.
I’ve worked with several leaders in organisations, and the ones I’ve admired the most are those who could handle any situation with calm, who could get jobs done without creating anxiety, and who you could learn from by mere observation…