Strategies for Ma...
Follow
Find
3.1K views | +34 today
 
Scooped by Trumans
onto Strategies for Managing Your Business
Scoop.it!

The 8 Clear Signs of a Workplace Culture of Fear

The 8 Clear Signs of a Workplace Culture of Fear | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
Two major incidents in the last week made me think about the signs of a culture of fear since fear is the ultimate culture killer! Ex-Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice was interviewed by …
more...
No comment yet.
Strategies for Managing Your Business
If your going through rough times or calm, our great crew can help you navigate & chart the course. It's smooth sailing with Trumans.
Curated by Trumans
Check out our Newsletters at http://www.trumans.com.au
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

Three Ways Mentors Changed My Life

Three Ways Mentors Changed My Life | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

I heard a story the other day of a man who was driving in the middle of a downpour. The rain came down in sheets and visibility was just terrible. The man was unsure if he should stop or keep going. Suddenly he spotted a set of taillights ahead of him and decided he’d simply follow them.

Trumans's insight:

Be careful who you follow, they're not always leaders...

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Trumans from Leadership
Scoop.it!

Bringing Out The Best In Those You Lead

Bringing Out The Best In Those You Lead | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
Learn about 3 measures leaders should employ to help bring out the best in those they lead to drive organizational growth and success.

Via Anne Leong
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Trumans from Organisation Development
Scoop.it!

Leadership across sectors - when the similarities outweigh the differences

Leadership across sectors - when the similarities outweigh the differences | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
The Whitehall & Industry Group is an independent charity whose purpose is to develop learning opportunities between sectors. To celebrate its 30th anniversary last year, WIG set up its first Insight Days programme, in which senior leaders – including Permanent Secretaries and Chief Executives/Chairmen – spent a day in each other’s organisations. Earlier this year, WIG arranged an Insight Day for Erik Bonino, Chairman of Shell UK, and Sir Derek Jones KCB, Permanent Secretary, Welsh Government. In a guest blog, Erik reflects on the experience.

Via David Hain
more...
David Hain's curator insight, June 29, 6:27 AM

Common agendas in Blue Chips and the Civil Service - a great initiative for leadership development!

Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

Why prestige is the enemy of passion, or how to master the balance of setting boundaries and making friends.

Find something more important than you are.

Trumans's insight:

Good insights here, particularly for SME's who are struggling to find their real purpose, and then stay true to that purpose.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Trumans from Leadership
Scoop.it!

Try Coaching Instead Of Managing When Employees Bring You Problems

Try Coaching Instead Of Managing When Employees Bring You Problems | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
We’ve all had the situation when an employee walks into our office with a problem they want us to solve (or dozens of problems they want solved). Maybe they walk into our office and say, “I need your help boss, that other division won’t respond to my emails about giving [...]

Via Anne Leong
more...
Graeme Reid's curator insight, May 31, 10:29 PM

There’s a lot to be gained by trying a little coaching vs. managing.

Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

ACCC in cyber risk warning

The ACCC has warned small businesses of the increased threat of one aspect of cyber risk... What’s the best way to reach out to millennial customers?... MBIA shares drop as largest investor pulls out… Employees are ignoring risks of cyber threat…
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Trumans from Business Improvement
Scoop.it!

10 Business Books for Entrepreneur's Reading Lists

10 Business Books for Entrepreneur's Reading Lists | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

Via Daniel Watson
more...
SageRave of Get Custom Content's curator insight, May 27, 3:11 PM

Set aside a little time for furthering your development.

Consultdustry's curator insight, June 3, 11:14 PM

Read 3 of the 10 + 1 bonus listed - Recommended "Getting Things Done" by David Allen

A-Writer's curator insight, June 10, 8:52 AM

http://www.a-writer.com/

Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

Accountants tell small business to wait for $20,000 tax writeoff

Accountants tell small business to wait for $20,000 tax writeoff | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
Accountants are advising their clients to hold off spending until legislation enacting the $20,000 tax break for small business has passed through Parliament.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

Increasing Your Business with help from the Federal Government

Increasing Your Business with help from the Federal Government | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

Discover the opportunities for sole traders, partnerships, companies and trusts as announced in the Federal Budget.

Trumans's insight:

A good opportunity for small business owners to learn more about what the budget means for them, and gain an an update on the economy.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

The simple things employers can do to reduce cyber attack risks

The simple things employers can do to reduce cyber attack risks | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
Simple employee error is your biggest data security risk. This is what you can do about it.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

Borges’ Map: Navigating a World of Digital Disruption

Borges’ Map: Navigating a World of Digital Disruption | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
Three distinct waves of digital disruption are transforming strategy. Changing information economics enable new strategies—as well as radically new structures for businesses and industries.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

12 tips for being a great mentor

12 tips for being a great mentor | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
"A good mentor helps you to walk in your own shoes, even if you start out just wanting to walk in theirs."
Trumans's insight:

The mentee needs to be prepared to learn; needs to hear, not just listen.

more...
Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, Today, 5:28 AM

Cool tips for being a good mentor!

 

Rescooped by Trumans from Knowledge Broker
Scoop.it!

The Procrastination Doom Loop - and How to Break It

The Procrastination Doom Loop - and How to Break It | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

When scientists have studied procrastination, they've typically focused on how people are miserable at weighing costs and benefits across time.


In the last few years, however, scientists have begun to think that procrastination might have less to do with time than emotion. Procrastination "really has nothing to do with time-management,” Joseph Ferrari, a professor of psychology at DePaul University, told Psychological Science. “To tell the chronic procrastinator to just do it would be like saying to a clinically depressed person, cheer up.”



Via Kenneth Mikkelsen
more...
Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, June 11, 9:30 AM

Delaying hard work is all about your mood.


Honey Almast's comment, June 12, 2:50 AM
hahah you got to check this out - http://goo.gl/QJIdMf
Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

What's Your Mid-Term Grade for Growth? | John Maxwell

What's Your Mid-Term Grade for Growth? | John Maxwell | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

Today, at almost the mid-point of 2015, it’s a natural time to evaluate your progress in personal growth so far. So here are some questions to ask yourself to see how well you’ve been growing this year:

Trumans's insight:

An excellent article. Take time to pause and evaluate how well you are doing. You know what you're doing if your not growing....

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

How the $20,000 small business write-off can make you worse off

How the $20,000 small business write-off can make you worse off | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
The $20,000 immediate assets write-off for small business has been widely welcomed, but modelling shows some may actually be worse off.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Trumans from Business Improvement
Scoop.it!

6 Hats Every Business Owner Must Wear

6 Hats Every Business Owner Must Wear | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

Via Daniel Watson
more...
Daniel Watson's curator insight, June 1, 6:50 PM


Owning a business, puts one in a position where a multiplicity of roles needs to be accommodated, until such a time as the business is large enough and profitable enough, to employ qualified professionals in key areas. Often businesses fail because the business owners do not know, or do not understand, the key hats they must continually wear as they grow their businesses. This article identifies each of these key hats and then shares why each is critical to a business wanting to succeed.

Kathleen Nestor's curator insight, June 1, 11:56 PM

You Can Be A Great Leader And A Terrible Boss... Or You Can Be A Great Boss And A Terrible Leader... Check Out This Article..

Rescooped by Trumans from Positive futures
Scoop.it!

Train Your Brain To Let Go Of Habits – 10 Methods For Creating New Neural Pathways

Train Your Brain To Let Go Of Habits – 10 Methods For Creating New Neural Pathways | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
When you understand how neural pathways are created in the brain, you get a front row seat for truly comprehending how to let go of habits. Neural pathways are like superhighways of nerve cells that transmit messages. You travel over the superhighway many times, and the pathway becomes more and more solid. You may go to a specific food or cigarettes for comfort over and over, and that forms a brain pathway. The hopeful fact, however, is that the brain is always changing and you can forge new pathways and create new habits. That’s called the neuroplasticity of the brain.

I used to drive with one foot on the brake and the other on the accelerator, and I wanted to train myself to drive with one foot only. It took some time, as I had a strong neural pathway for two-footed driving. But because I had the will to do it, I built a new pathway, and I rewired or reprogrammed my brain. You can remove a behavior or thought or addictions directly from the brain.

Because of neuroplasticity, the brain’s ever-changing potentials, anything is possible. People who’ve had strokes can retrain their brains to function again by building new pathways. Smokers and overeaters and many others can learn new behaviors and attitudes and can transform their lives.

Whether you work with others on their habits or you work with your own (or both), you can apply these understandings to boost your success.

Via David Hain
more...
David Hain's curator insight, May 28, 6:07 AM

Ways to retrain the brain!

Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

Don't Try to Manage Your Time - Manage Yourself!

Here's an important announcement: There is no such thing as time management.

Think about it; the term is an oxymoron. Time cannot be managed. It cannot be controlled in any way. Everyone gets the same number of hours and minutes every day.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Trumans from Business Brainpower with the Human Touch
Scoop.it!

5 Super Effective Ways to Become a Great Communicator

5 Super Effective Ways to Become a Great Communicator | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

Great communicators are highly respected and trusted. To them, it is very important to first build relationships--both personal and professional--as a way to create successful communication. Great communicators appreciate all their relationships and all the interactions they have. They are successful people who become the go-to source for other people within an organization.

One of the advantages that great communicators have is the big opportunity to get promoted and recognized in their careers more frequently as a result of their great communication competencies. Below are five successful practices of great communicators:


Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor
more...
Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, May 24, 7:00 PM

Great communicators are better liked, more successful, and produce more value for their organizations. Isn't it time to become a great communicator?

Leo Holland iii's curator insight, May 28, 4:36 PM

this article was a great insight on what it takes  to be a great leader in my community. sadly most of the ideas portrayed in this article I already had in my mind.

Scooped by Trumans
Scoop.it!

Increasing your business with help from the Federal Government

Increasing your business with help from the Federal Government | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

Discover the opportunities for sole traders, partnerships, companies and trusts as announced in the Federal Budget.

Every small business needs to know and understand the recently announced changes in the Federal budget particularly the opportunities that are now available and the changes that have been made.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Trumans from Coaching Leaders
Scoop.it!

Leadership styles: Only 8% of leaders are 'transformational'

Leadership styles: Only 8% of leaders are 'transformational' | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

The debate about whether these earth-shaking leaders are born or made will continue to rumble on, not least because they’re so apparently rare. Then again, it often only takes one person at the top to kickstart an organisation into action.


Via David Hain
more...
Claude Emond's curator insight, May 19, 8:37 AM

Still a lot of work to do to get leaders for our times! Isn't it ?

Claude Emond's curator insight, May 19, 8:38 AM

Still a lot of work to do to get leaders for our times! Isn't it ?

Ian Berry's curator insight, May 20, 8:42 PM

Transformation is an outcome of a series of transitions. We don't need transformational leaders. We need leaders willing and able to co-create the transitions and who appreciate and help people to be accountable as the transitions are executed.

Rescooped by Trumans from Business Improvement
Scoop.it!

10 Quick Tips for Effective Business Writing

10 Quick Tips for Effective Business Writing | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
By Laura Norman

Via Daniel Watson
more...
Daniel Watson's curator insight, May 14, 8:33 AM

Everyone responsible for writing any form of business communication or marketing copy needs to know the information provided in this excellent article and constantly utilise the tips provided.

Susan Anderson's curator insight, June 6, 12:33 PM

These go double for freelance writers, even though they were written for business owners.

Hard to imagine business owners actually trying to do all their own website content, blog posts, press releases, articles, videos, case studies, white papers, newsletters, email marketing messages, and ebooks on top of everything else they have to do. Got to be a huge relief once they realize they can outsource all that content creation - and once they find 'their' writer, they must wonder how they managed before.

Albert Martin's curator insight, June 25, 7:52 AM

Great information. These business writing tips are required in getting perfection of business content.

Rescooped by Trumans from Business Brainpower with the Human Touch
Scoop.it!

Stop Beating Yourself Up for Not Getting Everything Done Every Day

Stop Beating Yourself Up for Not Getting Everything Done Every Day | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

One of the biggest challenges that we all face is the steadily increasing number of things that we have to do on a daily basis. There is nothing new about this but many people struggle with a sense of daily frustration simply because they can't get everything done and in all likelihood they never will.

At the end of the day, when you look at your to do list, and start the afternoon "I'm not good enough" session, beating yourself up because you didn't get everything done, try making a new list.


Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor
more...
Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, May 10, 7:34 PM

An alternative approach that is kinder, gentler, and far more likely to make you feel better about yourself and become more productive.

Miguel Herrera E.'s curator insight, May 11, 8:43 AM

Considerar un orden de prioridades con mas probabilidades de impacto en beneficio social

SBESSCPA's curator insight, May 11, 9:13 AM

Seek progress in the midst of your process.