Thursday Management Series

10 ways to motivate your team

Motivation goes a long way! As a manager and a leader it is your responsibility to keep your team motivated at all times. A motivated and a happy team is more productive and performs better. Do you want to know how? Here are ten different ways you can motivate your team – Always appreciate their… Continue reading 10 ways to motivate your team

Thursday Management Series

5 reasons why a positive feedback is equally important

Being a part of any organization, all of us have attended the feedback sessions. These sessions are generally conducted by the immediate managers who tell you about how your performance has been so far and what is expected from you in the future. Some of the managers misconstrue the concept of effective feedback and focus only on the negative… Continue reading 5 reasons why a positive feedback is equally important

Thursday Management Series

Guide to one-on-one meetings – For Manager and Sub-ordinate

One-on-one meetings are an important platform for communication between the manager and the sub-ordinate. The purpose of one-on-one meetings for manager and the employee differs, but is equally important for both. As a manager, your purpose is to – Track performance of the employee. Give value-added feedback. Find out more about the employee; whether he is happy,… Continue reading Guide to one-on-one meetings – For Manager and Sub-ordinate

Thursday Management Series

Micromanagement and dangers associated with it

Micromanagement has a negative connotation associated with it and everyone fears it, rather hates it. It is a management style where a manager closely monitors the employees, observes or maybe even controls their work. Sometimes it is needed to ensure that tasks are performed in an expected and a precise manner. But, it might not just be… Continue reading Micromanagement and dangers associated with it

Thursday Management Series

6 Tips to write an effective email

Emails are an important way to exchange messages, especially, in the professional scenario. An incorrect tone or irrelevant message can lead to a wrong message being conveyed to the recipient. There are times when the email is being skipped or ignored by the recipient because the message was not conveyed effectively. Hence, here are a… Continue reading 6 Tips to write an effective email

Thursday Management Series

The art of giving a negative feedback

Whether one admits or not, everyone dreads the situation of giving or receiving a negative feedback. While being on the receiving end is sometimes painful and heart-breaking, giving one is no less. If you have been in a managerial role for quite some time now, or if this is your first time, take a deep… Continue reading The art of giving a negative feedback

Thursday Management Series

Challenges faced while managing a team

People outside of project management think that, all a project manager does is write emails, conducts meetings and that’s it. But, the role of a project manager is really not what it looks like from the outside. He has many challenges to face on a daily basis. Some of the challenges or obstacles need to… Continue reading Challenges faced while managing a team