Mini-Guides: Ideal For Use By Trainers, Group Leaders And Instructional Designers
Check Out Our Job Aids And Mini-Guides - Ideal As Training Takeaways
Don't miss our "shorter form" mini-guides that we've produced to serve as summaries of various topics like performance reviews, conflict management, interpersonal communication, management and leadership. They have incredible value as course handouts, and training takeaways. To view our mini-guides, click here. (Note: many of our books and mini-guides can be bulk licenced so you can save up to 85% if you purchase in volume).
On this page you'll find mini-guides on training and development, and tools for teaching and training managers on how to make performance management effective, and the employee review process.
More Mini-Guides For Leaders, Managers, Supervisors
It's not easy to be a manager or leader in today's era of great change. The workplace has changed a lot, so it's more important to forge relationships WITH, rather than rely on formal power of position to get things done. So, on this page, you find a few mini-guides just for managers, or those that train, coach and mentor them. You'll find several on the relationship side of leadership and management, and several on doing strategic planning, and making the resulting plan a signpost for all your staff.
Key Engagement Factor: Manager and Leader RESPONSIVENESS
There are all kinds of theories about what makes an effective leader, but here's something you probably haven't considered. You ability to "connect" with followers depends on the relationships you create, and that depends on your ability to exhibit "responsiveness" on an interpersonal level. Learn more about this different take on leadership.
Read More About Responsive Leadership
Strategic Planning Mini-Guide Pack
We've combined two of our mini-guides on strategic planning into one lower cost guide. Learn how strategic planning can be used for hiring, training, performance management, and of course, to keep your company "on track". Includes an explanation of all the components, and a detailed graphic to help guide you PLUS tips and ideas on how to make your plan a dynamic living document, rather than something that goes ignored at the back of desk drawers.
Read More About The Strategic Planning Pack
Delegation - Magical And Ill-Used Way To Change
The benefits for managers who are superb delegators go way beyond just saving time. Delegating is a way of developing staff, recognizing their abilities, showing trust, and, when done correctly, has no obvious negative side-effects.
Of course the challenge is to delegate effectively, and that's where this helpcard comes in. We'll map out all you need to know to delegate effectively, and even if you are a veteran manager, executive or supervisor, you'll almost certainly learn about some of the delegation subtleties you hadn't thought about.
A seven step process so you can
train your own employees.
Influencing YOUR Boss
One of the major aspects of both leadership and management is the ability to INFLUENCE going upwards, to have your ideas heard, and to make your case, for example, for more resources, or changes you believe will help the company. This mini-guide will explain techniques to influence UPWARDS, so your ideas will get a good hearing.
Read More About How To Communicate More Effectively Up The Chain Of Command