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8 minutes | Aug 4, 2022
How not to use communication to your team.
Welcome To MM show This week I want to talk about the information channels in your organisation and how you as a leader may be indirectly, or directly affecting the message.You will listen to my thoughts on carpet bombing team e mails and done and don't to improve communication.
12 minutes | Jul 28, 2022
How to Handle Conflict At Work
Welcome to this weeks show. This week I what to look into the idea of handling conflict at work.How do we look at conflict and disagreements at work? What’s the reason that most of us, don’t like to disagree with everyone we meet? Well it would be very weird if we did and massively stressful. On the reverse As mangers its easy to slip into the mind set of everyone needs to get along, thinking everyone should be best buddies.
11 minutes | Jul 22, 2022
Hi and welcome to the manager Matt show, this show is designed to improve your management and leadership skills.The idea of resilience in work and in our general life’s is a very hot topic at the moment The pandemic needed a form of resilience, the current economic situation again calls for use to be able to face up to and push through. Resilience is about been able to bend in the winds of life, what every happens and not break under the pressure.How can we learn these skills to make sure we don't break?any feedback please e email@example.com
7 minutes | Jul 15, 2022
FridayThought, Make the Call.
We as leaders are in a privileged position, you might not think it some days, but you are. But what you need to do is make the calculated calls when nobody else want to. If you don't want to make the calls. Don't do the role.Have a listen to my Friday thought on making the calculated calls.Any feedback please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
7 minutes | Jul 1, 2022
No Sxxt Sherlock, Avoid the Obvious Questions
How do leaders inspire their teams when there a challenge?Do they motivate or say the obvious question which adds no value.This weeks Friday thought explores the the difference between and good leaders and poor leader when it comes to problems and how to best support your team.
7 minutes | Jun 24, 2022
Friday Thoughts Dress Code
Welcome to manager matt Friday thought.Dress code, not at a formal meal or old school night club. I mean at work. It all came from been challenged the other week in work about the standard of peoples dress code in the office and around the work place.Should we have formal dress up days or a dress for your day?
10 minutes | Jun 13, 2022
How to Deal with Burn Out At Work.
Burn out is a medical condition which is directly linked to the pressure we put on our self at work.How as managers do we deal with ourself and help our directs.Have a listen and see what you think.
6 minutes | Jun 10, 2022
Friday Thought on the 4 Day Working Week
Whats our thoughts on the 4 day working week? Is it something managers need to embrace as the future. Or fear as the end of control.Will it add complication or free people?Will you get the results you need out of people who are only valuable 4 days a week?Have a listen and let me know your thoughts
7 minutes | May 26, 2022
The Value Of Enterprising Spirit
Welcome to Manager Matt, a Podcast show designed to help you understand the world of management and leadership in a more human way. This weeks show looks at the ideas of values in your business and how you can motive and direct your teams with good value base.The idea of been enterprising at work means people at all levels understand the business and the part they play in it.Have a listen and enjoy.Send any feedback to management email@example.com
8 minutes | May 11, 2022
The Peter Principles and how to Motivate your team.
In business we promote good people through our organisation till they hit their level of incompetence. This is known as the Peter Principles. Have a listen to my thoughts on motivation and promotion.
7 minutes | May 7, 2022
Good Grounded Optimising.
Where does optimism fit into your leadership style. Can you be over or under optimistic? And are your grounded when it come to been an optimist ?In this weeks show I examine the idea of optimism and the way to use it in business. It has been said, a number of times, that I am a optimistic Person by nature, which is true, I do look at the world in optimistic way. In fact I have had it thrown back in my face that I am too optimistic when it comes to manage people “ you are naive and you are seeing the good in people too much “In my mind its a balance which you need to get right.
6 minutes | Apr 19, 2022
Can you be really ill at work anymore?
With the new remote working we now all love, can you really be ill anymore?This weeks episode looks at how we have now created a expectation of working from home even when we are ill.Have a listen and give me your firstname.lastname@example.org
4 minutes | Apr 15, 2022
Friday Thought Do the things you don't need talent always
There are some simple things which need no talent which will make you a better manager than others.You don't need talent to do basic skills in management.This is my Friday thought
6 minutes | Apr 14, 2022
Choices and Consequences
In our world we have so many choices but we sometimes don't seem to see the consequences In work we have to make sure we make the right choices to get the consequences you want.Have a listen and send me your thoughts to email@example.com
8 minutes | Apr 1, 2022
Friday Thought Will Smith and Creating the gap.
How do you control your emotional reactions at work and away from work.? How do you manage testing situation as a human, because managers are humans, just about humans, I do worry about some. Managers. With the stresses we are all under in the modern world, how do we make sure you don’t slap someone every day of the week?Should Will Smith have created a gap between his action and reaction at the Oscar ceremony?Have a listen and let me know your thoughts.
9 minutes | Mar 31, 2022
Positional Power Usage as a Leader.
Welcome to this weeks show.So what is positional power and is it still the driving force of organisations? The idea of authority derived from rank is a very well established concept of management. We would all be able to think of a direct command and control organisation, the military springs to mind, with ranks and authority driven position. I bet Most people can recall a job where the boss was the head, he or she would make the decisions and everyone would follow without question. This idea of a position power is something that has slowly become less of a main stay way of managing. When should you use your power and when should you be aware of over using it.
5 minutes | Mar 26, 2022
My Thoughts, Should You Turn Your Light Down?
Have you ever had a time when you felt people were to quiet and not quick enough at responding. They just don’t seem to get you, they are obviously not on your wavelength. They are so quiet when you talk, it takes an age for them to respond. I am not sure they are all there when we are in meeting. It really got on my nerves, hours and hours if not days of deliberation.Is the problem them? Or are you to bright, is your light dazzling them?Have a listen and send me your thoughts.
12 minutes | Mar 24, 2022
Control the Controllable Costs.
I know it sounds simple doesn’t , control what’s in your control, is that not the basic role of an ops manager? Yes is the short answer but it’s surprising what’s not controlled and gets out of hand. And what the biggest area to control in ops? Costs. Todays cast will examine are which you can control in operations to rescue the costs and add value. Enjoy
11 minutes | Mar 17, 2022
Formulate your work Imperatives.
How to formulate imperatives. Thanks for joining me this week hope all is well? . Over the past few weeks shows I have looked at purpose of your business and the need to form purpose as a wider group. This is the idea of starting with Why. I then looked at communicating out the purpose to the wider team. Today I want to go from the whys to the how’s. You have a communicated purpose, and you have engagement. But what do you need to do to get the delivery? Remember without a deliverable the organisation will not grow or even survive.
6 minutes | Mar 14, 2022
Monday Moan Outsourcing Functions.
We have all been on the end of the outsourcing fun of the work world. IT, HR, Site services. What is it really aimed at doing? How can 1 person been replaced by 5 a good idea in business?This weeks Monday moan is about the way business has outsourced basic work functions.
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