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3 Steps to Develop Great Management Skills

Yes you can! Develop great management skills Being proactive about improving yourself is really the first step to great management skills. It requires one to be open to new ways, and to be willing to admit they aren’t perfect! Unfortunately, there are those that are not willing to admit...

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Deal with Difficult Issues

While it's very important for managers to have a positive attitude, we need to be realistic and accept that there are times we need to deal with difficult issues . Whether it's conflict, stress and/or performance problems - it's important that managers address the issue and take effective...

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What is the difference between Strategic Management and Strategic Leadership? And where does Strategic Thinking fit?

Reading through various business articles, I often see terms strategic management and strategic leadership used inter-changeably. And I have to admit, I have probably done it myself! So no doubt it can be confusing to understand and make comparisons. Are they really apples and oranges? ...

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More Insights to Improve Communication in Your Work Place

Communication is the foundation of human relationships. And in the workplace, effective communication is essential for success. But it is one of the most difficult things to master - particularly as organizations grow and evolve. Our recent NMC Strategic Manager Spring Newsletter focused on...

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Get more insights on Strategic Management

I hope your year is going well, and you are making great progress on your learning goals! I just wanted to point out some other sources to support your learning. NMC Strategic Manager writes regular blog articles on Strategic Management and Cross Cultural leadership topics. Additionally, we...

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Set up for a Fantastic Year!

Looking for some tips to make 2018 a successful year? Our recent NMC Strategic Manager enews went out recently with tips for managers and leaders to make sure this year will be greatly successful. We produce these newsletter 5 to 6 times a year - usually with a specific strategic management...

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Start 2018 with a FREE Mini Course!

Strategic Communication: Free Mini Course for Manager I hope you all enjoyed some holidays and are now ready for an exciting New Year! We have been working on the idea of mini courses to compliment our regular professional development courses. And we want to make this first one free for the...

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How to overcome 3 barriers to effective communication

Building on my post from yesterday about Strategic Communication, I wanted to share a presentation I developed a while back. I find that, in working with many different organization, the theme of communication almost always comes up! Most organizations want to improve their internal...

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Upcoming mini-course on Strategic Communications

With the year coming to a close, we are already well underway with planning for the new year. I hope that you are too! Strategic Managers are always looking ahead and preparing for their next step! To that end, we recognize that sometimes managers need to quickly learn some specialized...

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What are the most essential leadership skills for 2018?

With the end of the year coming, I know many of us are already starting to think about the new year. In particular, I wanted to start some discussion for those that are trying to figure out where to focus on developing leadership skills. There is an overwhelming amount of different opinions...

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