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What’s Most Important: Strategy or Execution?

Can a great Manager really make a bad strategy work?

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Why Sales Teams Fail, and What to Do about It

50% of sales teams fail to reach their targets. Why? Read a few popular reasons and some controversial ones as well as what you as the Sales Manager, can do about these reasons.

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The Place, Purpose, and Procedure for Verbal Warnings

All corrective action should be kept as low key as possible for as long as you can so informal verbal warnings aid the performance improvement process?

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The Fine Art of Delegating

Delegation? That is about finding a dogsbody to take a mountain of work from you, isn’t it?

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The Apprentice – What is in it for Lord Sugar?

Why is this programme so popular? And why does someone like Lord Sugar stay involved?

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The 5 Pitfalls of Onboarding, and How to Avoid Them

Onboarding is how you engage with new employees, so they become familiar with your organization, products, services, and customers. Get it right and success may follow, get it wrong and the costs are high

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The Five Most Important Manager-Staff Conversations You Can Have

What are the key conversations to deliberately have with your direct reports to maximize their engagement levels and productivity?

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How to Say, “Well Done!”

When was the last time you tracked someone down, looked them straight in the eye and said, “I just wanted to thank you for X.”? – How could we do this more effectively and more often?

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The Keys to Better Decisions

The Limitations & Usability of the Rational Decision-Making Model

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When Are Games Appropriate for Sales Teams?

You shouldn’t be surprised that sales people who are typically naturally competitive have already devised games for what they do. Will another game to motivate them further?

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