Category Archives for Management

Giving Feedback

To understand how the process of how giving feedback works let us use the analogy of how a self-guided torpedo operates. A self-guided torpedo has a target it is trying to hit, its goal. The torpedo has a propulsion mechanism to push it through the water. It also has sensors, such as sonar and radar, […]

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Motivation In Management

Why do we do what we do? Why do some of us work harder than others? What is it that causes one person to behave differently to another even though they both have the same job? Motivation in management is what pushes us to try and achieve the goals we set for ourselves. Motivation pushes […]

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Management Primer

If you’re a new manager, or looking to begin learning about management, then read these articles first: How to Run a Meeting Time Management for Managers Dealing with Specialists Management vs. Leadership Advanced Management Skills Once you’ve read the introductory articles above, take a look at some of my favourite management articles: How to be […]

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The Performance and Potential Matrix

If you are a senior leader or manage a large team, then the sheer number of people within the team can make it very difficult for you to discover the superstars. If this situation sounds familiar and you’d like to conduct some talent management then the performance and potential matrix, sometimes known as the 9-Box […]

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