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Employee Wellbeing

Carl Duncker Management Training

Why employee wellbeing should be the focus of all companies The importance of employee wellbeing has been greatly understated in the past. That being said, companies are now starting to recognise the importance and the benefits of investing in employee wellbeing. It used to be a case where employee wellbeing programmes were confined to bigger organisations with a big budget and the luxury of a big HR department. The fact is that companies are not just investing in employee wellbeing to be nice, there are tangible benefits of having access to wellbeing professionals and should be a consideration for all companies. This post is going to dive into some of the benefits of investing in an employee wellbeing scheme. Balancing …

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Line Management and Feedback

Carl Duncker In-house Training Courses, Management Training

As a line manager, how do you motivate the individuals in your team? Motivation and Feedback For staff to become motivated, they require ongoing and consistent recognition and feedback. As a line manager, you are the representation of the working culture in your team. The environment in which team members work should be appreciative, welcoming and supportive. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. In this short blog on motivation through feedback, you’ll learn simple and effective quick wins that will help motivate your team. You’ll explore a actions you can take to deliver feedback to your team whilst avoiding the pitfalls of getting it wrong. Effective line management understands that each and every touch point with their direct reports …

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How To Delegate Effectively

Carl Duncker Management Training

Delegating effectively is a core management skill, and is particularly important for successful line management. Employees across UK businesses regularly feedback that they fail to receive clear communication or support when delegated to, leaving them frustrated, demotivated and confused. The good news is that practicing effective delegation is surprisingly simple. The ability to delegate effectively opens up opportunities for a line manager to achieve better outcomes whilst expending less time and energy. There is a tried and tested process for delegating that can help you be a more effective line manager. This brief article on delegation will cover the following four points: What is delegation? How to delegate What good delegation looks like What poor delegation looks like 1. What …

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People or Process and Managing Your Bias

Carl Duncker In-house Training Courses

We’ve all met them. The manager who rarely gives praise, fails to develop their team’s skills and always wants the current task completed yesterday. Just as frustratingly, we can find ourselves in a team where tasks are rarely completed effectively, given sufficient planning and preparation time or given sufficient drive to move projects forward. What we’re encountering are alternative sides of the people | process coin. Naturally, as human beings we have a tendency to gravitate towards one style at the expense of the other. You may be someone focused on the task, with little thought given to the employees who you are giving responsibility to. Or you may be someone who invests in people first but whom has a poor …