Top 10 Management Skills to Succeed in Today’s Workplace

Managing a team effectively in any organization requires more than just hard work, intelligence, or qualifications. In fact, a successful manager is one who has a wide-ranging set of skills. MindTools founder, James Manktelow, says a successful manager, ideally, should have between 90 and 120 skills individually.

That might sound like a lot but there is no reason to feel intimidated if you are aspiring to be a successful manager. To begin with, most skills you will only use occasionally, and a few you will need to fall back on most or all of the time. These few will also have the largest impact on employees and the growth of your organization. In other words, these are the main skills you need for success in today’s work environment. Here are the top 10.

7 Leadership Trends for 2021

In business, leadership is everything. Recruiting a team of experts for your team is easy, but guiding them to complete a task isn’t. You’re not dealing with tools or software, which means a strict and stubborn approach won’t do you any good. To achieve success in business, you must be a true leader. The problem is, achieving this is as difficult as it sounds.

Customer-Centric Leadership – What It Means and Why Your Business Should Adopt It

Businesses don’t exist in a vacuum, and it’s certainly difficult for them to survive in one. Commercial success comes from a combination of contributors; staff impact your company’s ability to function and innovate, suppliers keep you competitive. However, perhaps the most important stakeholders that can influence businesses, are customers or clients. 

Transforming and Turning Around an Ailing Company

“If the plan doesn’t work change the plan, not the goal” -Anonymous

Profit unmet? Revenues collapsing? Losing customer retention? Employees abandoning the bandwagon?

Low-points are a part of every business journey. Losing heart and feeling demotivated does not resolve existing issues. No entrepreneur wants to be a part of any falling statistic. However, time spent wallowing over mistakes made is precious time lost. In such situations, the key is to take immediate actions, lest you run the risk of the company going down in flames. Irrespective of the scale of business, if your company is teetering between success and failure, it is helpful to first understand why your business is failing and then strategize how to overcome them.