Management

Servant Leadership: Key Principles for Managers
Servant Leadership: Key Principles for Managers

Over the years, many different leadership theories tried to explain how someone wields power and rallies the people around them. In this article, we’ll review another type of leaders whose influence is gained via “software means”: the servant leader.

How to Use the Eisenhower Decision Matrix to Prioritize Tasks
How to Use the Eisenhower Decision Matrix to Prioritize Tasks

Prioritizing tasks and allocating the required time for each task requires timely decision making that is free of analysis paralysis and procrastination. Both the aforementioned are often a result of the inability of individuals to prioritize tasks based on their urgency and importance. However, such prioritization is easier than most people think, especially if you use the Eisenhower Decision Matrix.

Team Management and How to Lead by Example
Team Management and How to Lead by Example

Leadership is often deemed as a divine gift by many. Some people are thought to be cut out for it while others are considered to be deprived of capabilities needed to lead a team. In this article, we’ll explore ways a leader can lead by example.

New Hire Onboarding: A Guide for Managers
New Hire Onboarding: A Guide for Managers

Creating a welcoming experience for new employees is essential to make them more productive and engaged, but how do you create the right experience? What exactly should happen after contract signing? If you are pressed with these questions, this quick guide to employee onboarding provides the answers you need.

An Executive’s Guide to OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) Framework
An Executive’s Guide to OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) Framework

Setting ambitious goals is easy, but reaching them is 10X harder. When that goal is divided across multiple people, the track to success can get even longer. So how do you keep your teams aligned on the same goal and ensure that their everyday work positively contributes towards a larger end-goal? You can try the OKR framework.

Using the SCARF Model for Workplace Efficiency
Using the SCARF Model for Workplace Efficiency

The modern workplace is like a social minefield. People can nowadays feel offended by things which would have been hard to consider offensive a few years back. Partly, this is because of increased awareness regarding social issues, however, many times people also tend to trivialize issues to appear as victims. Furthermore, employee motivation is also […]

The 6 Key Principles of Effective Stakeholder Management
The 6 Key Principles of Effective Stakeholder Management

Every business has elements that will work toward its success. It needs a great product or service to offer value to its customers, and a dedicated team to work on the said product. Sound financial management and strategic planning are another two important aspects of ensuring the project’s success. In this article, we review another critical element that is often glossed over amidst other factors: effective stakeholder management. A deep understanding of just who are the stakeholders, what their needs are, and how to meet those needs can actually make or break an organization.

A Manager’s Guide to Interpersonal Communication
A Manager’s Guide to Interpersonal Communication

People are promoted to management positions for a variety of reasons. For many, they rise to the top because of their knowledge, technical skills, and decision-making capabilities. As a manager, your effectiveness also strongly depends on your ability to communicate well with your team members and other stakeholders. Here is a quick guide on Interpersonal Communication for Managers.

Micromanagement: Signals to Avoid It and Become a Better Leader
Micromanagement: Signals to Avoid It and Become a Better Leader

Micromanagement can turn your company into a toxic workplace that good employees abandon. Most leaders realize this, but few take proactive action towards addressing this issue. How bad is micromanagement? Let’s dig deeper into the matter together.

How to Start Digitizing Your Supply Chain Management
How to Start Digitizing Your Supply Chain Management

New technological innovations are disrupting every major business sector, and every business process out there. Supply chain management is no exception. Supply chains are becoming more complex, and yet they are still mostly managed using “old-school” methods – manually and with the help of internal proprietary tools. That’s problematic because customers now demand goods and […]

An Executive Guide to Management Consulting
An Executive Guide to Management Consulting

Management consulting continues to be a lucrative field for those who have very specific skills that meet organizational needs in a variety of areas – IT, HR, Finance, Logistics, etc. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the US, the job outlook for this profession looks bright with a 14% predicted growth […]

How To Use Hoshin Kanri For Business Planning
How To Use Hoshin Kanri For Business Planning

Without successfully implemented strategic planning, businesses are doomed to fail. That’s a well-known fact, so most companies regularly schedule planning sessions, create reports, forecast and so on. The real issue? All those “paper” efforts rarely result into action. Strategic planning, or more specifically, strategic execution fails as executives are tied with too many priorities, and […]