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How can managers make a speedy, successful transition into larger roles?

On being promoted into a larger role, many managers experience some disorientation and find that they aren’t as effective as they would wish to be.  How can managers help themselves to make a speedy – and successful – transition?  

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What are the characteristics of good quality feedback and criticism?

Few people enjoy being criticised.  Yet constructive, carefully-phrased criticism is a potent tool.  Organisations that foster a culture of constructive criticism find that their teams perform more strongly.  Individuals who seek out criticism and feedback about themselves learn more quickly

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How can a business get the best Return On Investment (ROI) from coaching?

Coaching can be a powerful tool for developing managers.  Unfortunately, a lot of coaching can be either ill-conceived or entirely ineffective.  When should you – and when should you not – bring in an external coach?  And how do you

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