Managing Other People's Time

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Being clear about priorities and desired outcomes

As a manager, your job is to get results through your team. So nothing is more important than making sure the people in your team understand what's required of them. This video provides tips for ensuring they focus on what's important.

Summary of learning messages

  • Be clear about your people's priorities
    Ensure they know exactly what you need them to achieve so they focus on that

  • Avoid 'boss bombing'
    Don’t keep asking for different things, switching people’s attention from other agreed tasks

  • Clarify desired outcomes, intefere less
    Leave your people to work out how to achieve what’s been agreed; don’t micro-manage.

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