This impactful statement by the founder of Virgin Group truly highlights the importance of employee empowerment.
When it comes to the success of a business, most business people tend to focus on their existing and potential customers. However, they often forget that the key to business growth is to take care of their employees. Continue reading Efficient Staff Management Is the Key to Success: Here’s How | Guest Post
Managing a team has many challenges, two of which are the issues of accountability and finger-pointing. Accountability itself is often confused with responsibility. Here is a simple difference between the two terms. A person who is responsible is the one who completes a task, while a person who is accountable is the one who must answer to the authority. Therefore, when someone completes a task, he or she is considered “responsible.” However, he or she might not be the person who is accountable, because the accountable person is the one who must respond to the authority. In a project, the ultimate authority is the sponsor. Depending on the task, the authority to whom an accountable person must answer to varies. For certain individuals, being accountable can be something new and frightening, which would very well lead to finger-pointing. A good project manager acknowledges the possibility of such happening and will do the best he or she can to ensure accountability is well respected in every task. Continue reading 4 Effective Ways To Increase Accountability And Reduce Finger Pointing In A Team
Team members must work in harmony to ensure the project is executed well. This would require them to possess work prioritization and time management skills, in addition to the ability to follow the project schedule.
So, if you are a team member, how can you polish these two important skills? By mastering the following five activities and continuing to better yourself in those areas. Continue reading 5 Tips To Increase Work Prioritization And Time Management Skills
By the End of 2018, at Least 40% of Organizations Will Have a Fully Staffed Digital Leadership Team Versus a Single DX Executive Lead to Accelerate Enterprise-wide DX Initiatives. (Source: IDC) With enterprises looking to accelerate their digital transformation journeys, the pace of change could be unsettling for organizations. Organizational culture can be seen both as a proponent and as a by-product of change. This … Continue reading 3 Key Drivers of Organizational Culture in the Age of Digital Transformation
Motivation is personal. We can only evoke certain feelings in others, but they must motivate themselves. This explains why when attending a presentation by a motivational speaker, most attendees are so pumped and motivated. However, when they go home, the positive spirit suddenly plummets. Continue reading Seven Ways To Build A Highly Motivated Project Team