Managing People Through Times of Change

Whether you like to admit or not there are always going to be times when you face challenges when it comes to managing. One of the most demanding situations is when you are going through a period of change. Now I’m sure that you appreciate that there is change happening all of the time.  That’s just the […]

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To Get Better Results When Leading, Do More of These Things

Leading is one of those areas that appears simple from the outside looking in.  Of course being the observer or analyst is a whole lot different from leading. Does that mean that getting results as a leader is impossible?  Definitely not.  At the same time it’s often the small changes that have the biggest impact. […]

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You Have To Manage Yourself Before You Manage Anyone Else

I was running a client workshop a while back.  It was a workshop that was part of a bigger project. The client organisation had gone through a difficult period.  Morale had not unexpectedly taken a dip.  Difficult decisions had to be made that impacted on the group that I was working with. In reality this is nothing […]

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How Can Personal Benchmarking Help You In Your Career?

As an accountant you probably know about benchmarking.  You might even have used it in your organisation to compare against others in your industry or even more widely. But what about in terms of your career?  Have you ever considered how the principles of benchmarking might be appropriate to you moving forward in your career? […]

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