Month: June 2017

1 to 1s

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Management 101

In this article, we’ll focus on 1 to 1s, which provide a key opportunity every week (yes, every week)┬áto engage with your staff on a deep, personal level. As a manager, you can have a tremendous impact on the performance and lives of your staff by doing them mindfully and to a high standard. Simply doing them isn’t difficult, but doing them well is an area that required consistent focus. When and where Cadence and […]

Contracting

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Management 101

Erm, so what should we talk about? Just like meeting any human being for the first time, your first 1 to 1 can go in a multitude of different ways. You might be lucky enough to instantly gel with your direct report; the conversation flows and away you go. Equally, you might be unlucky enough to both sit down, stare at each other and not really know what to say. Depending on people’s experience within […]

Your first day on the job

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Management 101

So, you’ve just begun your first day in a team lead position. Congratulations! If you’ve arrived from outside the organization, you’re probably busy with induction meetings, getting your desk set up (erm, what’s the WiFi password?) and forgetting your pass for the third time when visiting the bathroom. If you’ve been promoted internally, you may be beaming with pride, or you may be anxious about how your relationship is going to change with your peers. […]