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Mentor Programs Explained - It's all Greek to me!
Before I explain mentor programs, here's a little history lesson...

How to Mentor Any Student: 5 Mentoring Roles Explained (lightsaber optional)
Obi Wan Kenobi knows how to mentor a student. He tutors Jedi novice Luke Skywalker in the ways of the Force, a mysterious energy field harnessed by the Jedi. Here are 5 mentoring roles explained...

Leadership Competencies Explained in 4 bite-sized chunks
Your attitude towards leadership competency models probably depend on the organisation you are in, and the quality of leadership you encounter on a daily basis.

5 Steps to Selecting the Right Employee Performance Management Software for Your Organization
By eliminating the paperwork, and putting all the information you need at your fingertips, it can reduce the time and money you spend conducting employee performance appraisals by up to 85%, while improving their quality, consistency and value.

How to Deal With a Difficult Boss: Solutions to 7 Bad Management Styles
It's often said, people don't quit a job, they quit a boss. Here to help you recognise and deal with a difficult boss, are solutions to 7 different types of management style...

Workplace Bullying: How to Recognise and Deal With Bullying in the Workplace
Workplace Bullying: How to Recognise and Deal With Bullying in the Workplace

Dealing With Depression In The Workplace
It's vital to be informed about mental health, especially if you want to be an effective leader, manager, parent, or friend. What to look out for and what you can do about depression in the workplace...

Dyslexia In The Workplace
Dyslexia awareness has increased in the last few years, and it's important for managers to understand this learning difficulty so that they can work with people with dyslexia effectively.

How to Be More Assertive: Discipline Made Easy
I learned the hard way how to be more assertive at work. After spending a couple of turbulent years hiring, firing and bringing factory workers into line, I figured out the best way to be firm but fair.

Dr Martin EP Seligman's Authentic Happiness Test; How to Increase Your Work and Life Satisfaction
Taking Dr Martin EP Seligman's Authentic Happiness Tests could change your life. Today. A big claim? Perhaps, but one that's worth the risk (plus it's free :>).

How To Increase Your Work and Life Satisfaction: Put Abraham Maslow Theory Into Practice
Using Abraham Maslow theory is a recognised way to help you understand your needs and how to meet them. In the time it takes you to drink your skinny latte, this article shows you how.

How To Motivate Your Team; Put Frederick Herzberg Theory Into Practice
Using Frederick Herzberg theory is a simple, structured way to motivate your team and increase job satisfaction. By considering Herzberg's two factor theory, you can work out what dis-satisfies your team, what motivates them and most importantly, what you can do to increase job satisfaction

Apply Basic Human Need Principles To Your Work And Home Life and Increase Your Happiness Today
Applying basic human need principles to your work and home life can increase your happiness. How? Well, I bet you don't take your car to the mechanic when the petrol warning light comes on, so why look for complicated solutions when your own warning lights come on?

7 Team Work and Motivation Tips
We all know team work and motivation are closely linked - then why are so many managers failing their people? The UK Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development found almost half of UK employees are dissatisfied with their relationship with their line manager. Here are 7 team work and motivation tips to get your people genuinely raring to go at work.

7 Motivational Activities You Can Do Today
Work isn't work when you love everything you do. These 7 motivational activities can bring the love back. Today..

Effective Management: A Practical Introduction - 9 Common Employee Problems and How To Avoid Them
Many workplace problems can be avoided with effective management. A practical introduction to 9 common employee problems and how to avoid them can save you the hassle and heartache of learning the management ropes. Read on and learn how to become an effective manager.

Mftrou Quick Guide: How To Increase Web Page Accessibility
This short article on how to increase web page accessibility fits with the Management For The Rest of Us ethos – all abilities are welcome. Internet accessability is important – knowing how to increase font size is a start, and changing the text and background colours also helps.

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