Invisible Brilliance – why we need to figure out who’s making the good stuff happen!

The human brain is wired to notice the bad stuff in life so it’s little wonder that managers often find themselves fire-fighting; watching out for the stuff that’s going wrong and trying to fix it, or worse still, trying to find out who is responsible.  Before too long they find themselves so far down the blame culture road that their team is confined by their fear of making a mistake, and creativity and innovation is abandoned in a dusty lay-by.…

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Delegation ~ Why, What, Who and How?

“You need to learn to delegate so that you can focus on the big picture.” ~ Richard Branson Delegation is one of the most crucial leadership skills but it’s often one that leaders struggle with.  According to Branson, it’s the simple ability of leaders to “delegate and let go.” Being able to let go and delegate to others can be one of the hardest things to do as a manager. We hang on to tasks for a multitude of reasons…

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