The inspiration of this article comes directly from yet another time management course that I recently took part in. You know the ones that I am talking about, the ones that promise we will all become more effective with our time management skills and be better at everything we do. Yes, you guessed it but I think the items mentioned have some merit to discuss.
3) Expecting employees to churn out more work in less time is de rigueur these days. That means even less time during the day for training – let alone budget considerations. People need to get things done, and taking precious time out for iffy training concerns just doesn’t make sense. It comes back to, these people need to understand they are working for you, which requires them to achieve and maintain a certain level of expertise. Isn’t this common knowledge?
Explore the Internet and search for possible topics to be taken during the Project Management Training Program. For Project Managers, make sure that these lessons are implemented from the borders of Project Management Institute (PMI). The PMP Certification Exam is done by the PMI. So, look for topics approved by them.
One frequently used tool for assessing the strengths of your team members is Strengthfinders 2.0 by Tom Rath which includes Gallup’s online assessment. Learn the individual strengths of those on your team, and use this knowledge to strengthen your team.
We can be reluctant to take action when an employee is hard working and dedicated. But if he’s not well-suited to the position, it could be time for a change. Perhaps there’s another role for him to play, or it might be time for him to move on.
Within the parameters of core business outcomes that are handed to us, we are charged to be catalysts who inspire performance that will get results. To keep your team motivated, it’s necessary to know what matters to them.
You can’t ever change the unexpected, but you can change how you respond to the unexpected. With you newly laid plans for how you will spend your time you are prepared to deal with the unexpected. When the unexpected happens, and it will, you can look at your calendar evaluate the importance of the unexpected and determine either when you will schedule it in or if it truly has to be dealt with now how you will rearrange your calendar to compensate.