Practical Management Skills Blog

This Management Blog is a mini listing of all new additions to the practical management skills site.

It will let you know when:

√ new pages are added to the site

√ new audio guides on management skills are available

√ new management documents, workbooks and templates are available

√ special offers and discounts are available

So you won't miss out on what's happening!

Jan 26, 2015


When I listen to others I tend to be analysing at the same time. Is this a good trait and method? Included in this is my empathising with their situation

Continue reading "Analysis"

Jun 24, 2014

Business Writing Tips For Managers

Here are 3 proven business writing tips to help you communicate effectively with words.

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Apr 08, 2014

Does Employee Turnover Create Problems in Your Business?

If employee turnover is leads to a drop in the performance of your business, here are 3 preventative steps you can take

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Mar 20, 2014

Why Do People Procrastinate? 3 Steps To Moving Forward

Why do people procrastinate? Here are 3 steps to help you overcome procrastination and achieve your goals.

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Jan 21, 2014

Workplace Management - More Skills

Get workplace management advice here on a wide range of topics, from motivation to managing conflict.

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Jan 15, 2014

3 Best Practice Tips For Managers

Discover these 3 best practice tips to manage yourself and others in the workplace.

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Jan 15, 2014

New Year Resolutions - How To Stay Motivated

Making New Year Resolutions? - 3 Pitfalls to Avoid and Why Cabbage Diets don't Work

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Nov 25, 2013

How To Improve Communication Skills

Learn how to improve communication skills on our forum - ask your question and give advice.

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Nov 19, 2013

Effective Workplace Communication Strategies

Here are 12 proven steps to effective workplace communication.

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Nov 19, 2013

Need Time Management Advice?

Need time management advice? Here you can ask specific questions and share your advice on time management.

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Oct 24, 2012

% of change

In the 'Change Management process' and the job title changes there will have to be a % of change in the job description, how much change must there be

Continue reading "% of change"

Jun 14, 2012

What Makes a Good Manager

There is considerable debate about what makes a good manager. Have you known someone with really effective management skills? What are the good management traits you recognised? We would love to hear your views!

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Dec 21, 2011

iManage, Issue #010 -- 3 Steps to developing a learning culture

Research shows that successful companies spend TWICE as much on learning and development as low performing ones. Follow these steps to develop a learning culture in your business.

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Oct 17, 2011


Always listen to your staff. It's irrelevant what you think about what they have to say. What IS important is they feel they have been heard. A problem

Continue reading "Listening"

May 21, 2011

Resistance to Change

Why is it that there is resistance to change in organisations and what can you do about it

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