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2012-06-12 14:29:12

Be a better meeting manager

Meetings are great opportunities to share information with your team, to build skills, to motivate, and to give your team a chance to sound off.

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2012-06-12

Stop managing & start leading

By Drake Editorial Team

Ask any group of managers if they view themselves as an elite group within their organization and you can be sure they will deny it. You'll hear comments such as: "I have an open-door policy"...

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2012-06-12

How to conquer indecision

By Drake Editorial Team

Leaders need to make sure that their senior team and all their direct reports have well-defined roles and responsibilities that are linked to rewards and evaluations. This defines the first step, but it’s just the beginning.

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2012-05-16

Ten ways to tell you positively influence employees

By Drake Editorial Team

You do a great job of directing, coordinating, and controlling (i.e. managing); but are you equally effective at leading?

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2012-05-16

Seven steps to confront poor performance

By Drake Editorial Team

It starts with a mediocre performance review, the kind where you sense there is something you are not being told. Then you find that you have been left off the project that was agreed as part of your development plan.

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2012-05-16

Six key contributors to successful team leadership

By Drake Editorial Team

Leading teams is challenging but in truth, certain ‘contributors’ can result in you being a more successful team leader. So what are the six key contributors to successful team leadership?

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