Being a manager means work comes to find you from all different directions.
If you're not carefull it can feel as if you are drowning under expectations from your team, your colleagues, your own manager, customers and suppliers.
The key to being successful as a team manager is to understand what your priorities are, and make sure you give them the time they need.
Download my time management guide, especially designed for people managers, to find out how you can get back control of your time.
Podcast - Six Steps to Successful Delegation
It's a manager's nightmare - you delegate a task to an employee and they make such a mess of it that you end up working through the night to put it right.
It would have been quicker to do it yourself.
If that's a scenario you recognise, you're probably missing out a critical step when it comes to delegation. Find out the system I use to coach Accidental Managers on how to delegate more effectively in this podcast recorded with Marie Ellis and David Wilkes of Next Steps for Business.
Podcast - HR Matters
Why does HR matter in business?
How can HR help you run an even better business?
What are some of the issues HR can help you resolve?
And how do you tackle tricky issues like redundancy and bereavement in the workplace?
Find out the answers to these questions, and a whole lot more, when I speak to Marie Ellis and David Wilkes of Next Steps for Business.