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The value of good data in assessing our performance

At the beginning of any project or strategy, we take time to set our goals and performance measures. The performance measures are important as they will reveal whether we are successful at delivering on our goals or not. When setting … Continue reading

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Leading academic projects – A self-study unit

Image via Wikipedia By the end of this session you will be able to: Understand the concepts and principles of academic project management. Lead an academic project Be confident in your capabilities and processes. Lead your team, and reflect on … Continue reading

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Do you need to successfully delegate work?

We cannot do everything, and increasingly as web workers we are working collaboratively across time and space.  We need to delegate tasks and projects.  We have no choice than to delegate. So the challenge is to do this well, and … Continue reading

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Surviving “Retreats”

At this time of year there is an unusual level of activity devoted to “retreats“, “away days” and “strategy days”. Many managers believe that taking the team out of the office for the day, and having them engaging in games, … Continue reading

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Are you needing some new ideas in 2011?

via blogs.parc.com As the new year starts, we are often involved in planning pursuits, everything from corporate strategy to the family holiday. Here are some good ideas to help you get off to a good start. I am also a … Continue reading

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How to get the “X” factor

How to get the “X” factor: Teaching, coaching and advising for attitude Image via Wikipedia Attitudes, they say, are contagious. The question is – are your’s worth catching? writes Anendra Singh in the Northern Advocate 8 October 2010. Teaching, coaching … Continue reading

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Coaching for Extraordinary Achievement

7 Oct 2010 Coaching for Extraordinary Achievement This article struck me as being wonderfully complimentary to the work we do with individuals and teams who want to manage and improve their own performance. We use integrated course design to provide … Continue reading

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