Blog Posts - Management Skills



Management Skills in Literature

   Best Lessons to Learn From 'The Old Man and the Sea'Summary of the bookThe Old Man and the Sea is a long story. The main character, Santiago, is a Spanish fisherman in Cuba. He is so unlucky that he could not find a single fish for 84 da...
by Author's Diction on Sep 13, 2015

5 Steps To Managing The Bottom Line Of Business To Be Successful

If you don't keep track of how much money you're making, you have no idea whether your business is successful or not. You can't tell how well your marketing is working. And I don't just mean you should know the amount of your total sales or gros...

Is effective communication the key to leadership?

Communication is central to our lives as human beings. Whether through body language or through the written and spoken word, effective communication is the key to outstanding leadership. Humans are essentially pack animals. Anyone who has ever owned...

A Lethal Combination of Technical, Project and Team Management Skills

Learning something new is always a good sign for the future leaders. Being a Software QA Testing Lead your growth to the next level requires a lethal combination of technical expertise, project management skills and team management skills. Initially...
by Bloggerarena on Sep 22, 2014

Developing Human Capital

Gary Becker and developing your ‘Human Capital’ This year saw the passing of one of the most influential figures in 20th century economics. Economics Nobel Laureate (1992) and Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, Gary Becker passe...

A General Approach To Learning Management Skills

In management there is always a distant tune playing in the background.  Once you hear this tune, you will start humming it to yourself: in the shower, in the boardroom, on the way to work, when watching the sunrise.  It is a simple tune which re...

Are you a potential leader?

Spotting – and nurturing – potential leaders Identifying and nurturing potential leaders is vital to the future of British business. Someone once said: “Leadership is hard to define, but easy to recognise.” Once a person is in a leade...

Tackling fear of change

Launching out onto the deep… Tackling fear of change Whether in our personal or our work lives, change can be at best unsettling, and at worst, terrifying. In a business environment change is inevitable. Markets change, new staff come and go, techn...

Effective Team Management Skills

Management is essential in all areas of life. Even what we eat should be managed. You can not put something in your mouth. You have to be careful. Similarly, a team must be managed effectively to expect the best from team members. The team leader pla...
by MBA Study Guide on Jul 2, 2014

The five-minute meeting

Why formal meetings are not always the answer Many of us feel we spend more time in meetings than in doing our job. In some companies lengthy meetings are the norm, complete with a formal agenda, and detailed minutes which are then circulated with Ac...

Obama vs The Dictator

The punchline is predictably sad and yet it still works!And in order to have this joke the thinking Americans among us need to give a big thank you and shoutout to the ignorant ideologues who didn't just vote Obama in once, but did it twice!Thanks fo...
by The Political Commentator on Jun 9, 2014

How To Make Business Management Decisions

The people, who make decisions in Accounting or Business, mostly make it based on three categories.  First, people who manage a business, second, the external people of a business who have a direct financial interest to a business, and third the...

Why invest in training?

Investing in training The economic recovery seems at last to be with us. But after so many years of very tough trading conditions, companies have become accustomed to looking closely at their balance sheets and making economies where at all possible.

Why invest in training?

Investing in training The economic recovery seems at last to be with us. But after so many years of very tough trading conditions, companies have become accustomed to looking closely at their balance sheets and making economies where at all possible.

Is it important to teach managers to coach?

An organisation’s future is only as good as its talent pipeline. Traditionally managers have always been in charge of training young executives and making sure that they perform according to the organisations expectations and their long-term busine...

Is it important to teach managers to coach?

An organisation’s future is only as good as its talent pipeline. Traditionally managers have always been in charge of coaching young executives and making sure that they perform according to the organisations expectations and their long-term busine...

How to pick a a Leader

Some people are born leaders while others can turn into good leaders with a little bit of training. However, not everybody has the in-built mechanism and feature to lead naturally. In order to be a leader, there are several traits you need to develop...

If Superman doesn’t delegate, why should you? (and the four rules of delegation that you MUST ignore)

Delegating – letting go of Superman (or Superwoman) I know an MD of a reasonably large company who personally replies to customer complaints by email. At first sight this may seem like a great idea, with ‘the personal touch’.  However these le...

Train Your Time Management Skills

Time management skills is a pressing matter in today’s world. When you do not use your time wisely, you have less time for the things that really matter in life. If you are focusing your life on work, your down time will suffer. How To Improve...
by MISEL | Earn Money Online Blog on Feb 24, 2014

Time Management Is Something Anyone Can Get Into

Time is a pressing matter in today’s world. When you do not use your time wisely, you have less time for the things that really matter in life. If you are focusing your life on work, your down time will suffer. Work at least 24 hours in advance...
by MISEL | Earn Money Online Blog on Feb 24, 2014


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