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Time Planner 2013

"It's a funny thing about life. If you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it."

- Somerset Maugham

Management concepts

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The planner is interspersed with over 60 short articles on important management concepts. The articles are meant to expose you to important ideas. Become aware of these concepts and enhance your learning with further reading. Understanding these concepts through a systematic process of reading and learning can save you years of learning through trial and error.

Topics covered in the articles are (New articles highlighted):

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What is the 80/20 principle ?

Learning styles

Do you practice active listening ?

The 6 tasks of a CEO - 1

The 6 tasks of a CEO - 2

Types of needs

7 personality traits employers look for

The art of conversation

Are you secure or insecure ?

Conflict and cooperation

Types of change in organisations - 1

Types of change in organisations - 2

How do you handle meetings ?

6 approaches to effective presentations

Can you change your perspectives ?

What is your communication style ?

Are you managing or operating ?

Do you have power in your organisation ?

Behaviour subordinates respect in their boss

Spotting avoidance behaviour in organisations

Are you aware of your defense mechanisms ? - 1

Are you aware of your defense mechanisms ? - 2

Do you practise these self defeating behaviours ?

Patterns of reactive behaviour

Decision making

Are you a good influencer ? - 1

Are you a good influencer ? - 2

What is your personality type ?

How to manage your boss ?

16 habits to give up

Are you building skills for the future ?

Personal SWOT analysis for career planning

How do you give feedback ?

How to leave a lasting legacy - 1

How to leave a lasting legacy - 2

Managing paperwork

Are you encouraging negative behaviour in your subordinates ? - 1

Are you encouraging negative behaviour in your subordinates ? - 2

What really happens at meetings

What business are you in ?

Key first impressions to look out for

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7 biases to watch out for

Perseverance

Typical behaviours of unorganised people

Characteristics of self actualising people - 1

Characteristics of self actualising people - 2

Self esteem

Manipulative behaviour in organizations

Top 10 most stressful events in life

6 effects of stress

How street smart are you ?

Energy draining and energy nurturing activities

Do you understand negotiation ?

Problem behaviour at meetings

Difference between work groups and teams

Non verbal negative communication

What managers need to look out for when they get promoted

Job oriented competencies for leaders

Managers or leaders ?

Strategic and Tactical changes

Winners and Losers

3 strategies to influence others

Management concepts

A summary of some of the 60 articles on key management concepts included in the planner.

How to manage your boss

The most important relationship you have in an organization is with your boss. Having a good relationship with your boss can help improve your performance, offer job satisfaction and minimise stress

12 tips on how to manage your boss.

Power in organisations

Power is a pre requisite for getting things done in an organisation. Individuals use power to jockey for the scarce resources of the organisation. Understanding the sources of power and how to use it will help a manager become more effective.