In the fast-paced corporate world we live in, fed by ever-evolving technology and the new appetite for instant gratification and instant results we must learn to manage people in a way that allows us as managers to be as efficient and effective as possible. Here are some approaches to management that will help you to take a more minimalistic approach.
The 5 Pros and Cons of Agile
Agile has taken the world by storm... but many of us are left scratching our heads about whether it will suit our team. To help weigh it up here are some of the pro's and con's of Scrum and Agile practices.
How To Fire Someone: The 5 Dos and Don’ts of dismissing an employee in the modern workplace
At some point in your managerial career, you will be faced with some very emotionally and mentally difficult situations. One of the hardest is firing an employee. Obviously, there would be fairly extreme circumstances in the lead up to this and potential processes and procedures that are required. This article deals with some of the soft skill aspects and planning you should consider when going into this type of discussion.
Dis-Connected: Is being constantly connected to technology destroying your work-life balance?
It's 9AM and you walk into the office. Your boss rushes up and frantically asks you, "Haven't you seen my email?!". I haven't even walked in the door yet, put my bag down and opened up my laptop but I know I'm already behind.