Tips to get the best from staff
Top tips for delegation and effective timemanagement:
When directing a task have the person explain back to you what they have understood. This step takes time initially, but often saves hours at the other end
Push your staff into taking responsibility. If competent people keep interrupting you with questions they should be able to handle, ask them to come with two solutions every time they have a question
Praise and encourage. Managers who recognise the power of praise find it a very effective management tool
Once someone is trained, a good team leader directs what needs to be done, not how it’s done
For many of us mornings are our most productive time – use it for the hard work, the creative work and the thinking work.