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Being clear about priorities and desired outcomesAs 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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- Under time pressure?
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