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MAKE YOURS A TEAM OF WINNERS. DELEGATE !

How you delegate work can be vital to your teammate’s development You are in a role where you primarily achieve results through your team. Your approach to delegation can significantly impact the development of your teammates. How you delegate can make them feel empowered, whereby they act responsibly, and consistently deliver results. Alternately, the way…

THE POWER OF THE SHEATHED SWORD

Use Authority Judiciously You manage an important project, region, product-line or department for your organization. You are responsible for results. Your organization has given you the authority to allocate resources, deploy work, demand results, reward and recognize. They have also given you the power to confront and discipline, your team members, suppliers, and channel partners…

MAXOMISE YOUR OUPUT EVERYDAY

Make your day more productive One of the most significant challenges in the new connected world working 24/7, is managing stress it causes? Despite working hard, we are always short of time and late for appointments as well as targeted timelines. Here are a few simple steps that may help: Do not blame the nature…

HOW WINNERS LEARN 2 OF 2

Learn from champions on how to be one In sports, it is common for amateurs and lesser-accomplished professionals to observe the pros at practice and play. They get inspired to improve their game. If you take your career seriously you too can adopt this practice. Self-directed learning is the behavior of a committed professional. Such…

HOW WINNERS LEARN 1 0F 2

A winning team learns all the time Don’t miss out on the valuable learning opportunities that come with any significant team endeavor. The after-action review (AAR) is necessarily a team huddle that looks at three questions: (a) What was expected to happen? (b) What happened? (c) What caused the difference? (Between ‘a’ and ‘b’ above)….

LEAD YOUR TEAM WITH GOOD DECISIONS, USE YOUR HEAD AND HEART

Data vs Gut Feeling You are a well-qualified and highly regarded young manager. You were recently promoted to a decision-making role from an executional one. You are at the gateway to upper echelons. You want to ace this assignment. What should you do? Decide to be based on data or gut feel? Data is a…

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