10 Benefits of Delegating More Jan 6

Jan

6

2017

Managers work enough hours without adding to it. Delegation can change that. When the skill is used to its utmost, both manager and team members enjoy their work and their personal lives. Here are at least ten benefits that are useful for both team members and managers when sharing the load is done right. Delegating...

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5 Signs you Need to be Delegating More dec 30

Dec

30

2016

Delegating is not the easiest task for managers but it is a vital necessity. Learning the process and how to use it provides significant benefits for both organization and managers alike. It can be slow going in the beginning, but practice does make perfect, as they say. Here is some advice on the signs...

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The 4 Really Obvious Ways to Delegate Better than you Ever Did dec 23

Dec

23

2016

Are you having a problem with delegation? Maybe you are afraid that you will lose some control or power as a manager if someone else completes a task for a certain project. Could it be that you are not sure how to select the right people to do the job that you have previously done? Whatever the reason,...

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Why Technology Is So Important When Managing Remote Teams dec 16

Dec

16

2016

Let’s just be blunt about this, you cannot effectively manage a remote team without using and leveraging technology. Ultimately, the majority of your business systems and your outsourcing management can and should be automated as much as possible, and that means using the technologies available to...

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The Difference Between Managing Contractors and Managing Employees dec 9

Dec

8

2016

Contractors and employees are vastly different. You’re probably already familiar with the hiring differences. You know that employees require you to pay payroll taxes, benefits, and so on, whereas contractors only get payment for work. It’s easier to hire, and fire, contractors too. However, the...

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3 Best Practices For Effective Communication dec 2

Dec

1

2016

It’s hard to speak and feel that your words are not received well. That happens to managers who are addressing their team with less than effective communication skills. On the flip side, it’s just as difficult to listen to someone who is speaking to you but saying nothing that you understand. In...

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4 Communication Styles Problems nov 25

Nov

24

2016

When it comes to communication, there are dos and don’ts. We have already discussed the dos. Effective communication depends as much on the speaker as it does the listener. But halves must be aligned in order for the exchange to be deemed successful. Now it’s time to discuss the don’ts. What can...

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4 Communication Styles How To Identify Your Communication Style And Why It Is Important Nov 18

Nov

17

2016

Have you ever been talking to someone and thought, “This person just doesn’t get what I’m saying?” It could be that, while you are discussing the same topic, they have a different viewpoint altogether. In the world of work, we call that communication style. Keep reading and find out about the...

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5 Horrible Mistakes to avoid when you turn Performance Problems Around Nov 11

Nov

11

2016

Anyone who has ever been in charge of a group of people knows how hard it is to deal with performance issues. They’d rather be roasted on the spit instead of facing another employee face-to-face to discuss deficiencies with their performance within the company and/or team. To make the process a bit...

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How To Create A Self Directed Team Nov 4

Nov

4

2016

Part of the power of having a team of outsourced professionals and contractors is to let go of tasks and the need to oversee everything. Let’s face it, if you have to babysit your contractors and check in with them daily, then you’re not really saving yourself much time, nor are you getting the biggest...

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