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Bite-Sized Management Training

4 July 2015

Bite-Sized Management Is your management team on diet? Too busy for training but in need of an update on people -management issues? Contact Ian Webster at Simply Communicate for bite-sized input into your management meetings. Whether half an hour or an hour, once off, once a week or once a month, it’s up to you.…

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Problem employees: finding the real problem

29 August 2014

At a recent workshop the issue of poor timekeeping was raised. To be more accurate, given the almost universal agreement, it fairly shouted for attention. Of course everyone wants the poor timekeeping, the absenteeism, the poor performance, the bad behaviour to stop. No question there. But the real question is whether we are willing and…

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Discussion: Counselling for success

26 July 2013

For those of you who are members of the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business, I will be giving what I call a “Bite-sized Management” talk (a condensed workshop of about 40 minutes) next Thursday, 1 August 2013, at the BIZZ-LINK  NETWORK breakfast (see below). If you can’t join us, but are interested in the content for yourself or…

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Managing discipline: a foreign country?

18 March 2013

Is the disciplinary process a foreign country for you? Owners and manager of small to medium-size organisations often keep away from discipline until an impossible employee needs to be fired. By then it’s far too late. Too much damage has been done. The employee has perhaps damaged relationships with clients, the manager has been driven…

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