Author: maybe

Creativity – the key to leading versus managing

“Managers do things right. Leaders do the right things.” This quotation is not meant to be a criticism of managers or managing, but it does describe very succinctly for us where the difference in focus between the two lies.

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Want a tip for dealing with difficult people?

Have you got a difficult person in your life? I see your head nodding – yes definitely! We all have.
When I’m working with people and particularly managers, it usually comes up in conversation that they have some difficult members in their department, or on the management team that they find hard to work with. On closer examination we uncover what they actually mean by difficult and how it makes life so hard, not only for them but for everyone. They really would love to find a way of changing this person; it would make life so much easier they say…

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