Peter Drucker, one of the best-known and most influential thinkers on management said:   Nothing distinguishes effective leaders so much as their loving tender care of time.   Everything you do today that has value is about time. Whether working or engaged in other important activities, it’s all about time. Did you invest your time…

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Roisin Joyce (LMI Ireland) and Nick Howes (LMI UK) return to discuss all things leadership. Of course, like all conversations at the moment, the Coronavirus situation looms large.

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LMI UK Managing Director Nick Howes and his LMI Ireland counterpart Rosin Joyce have for some time been having some very valuable and enjoyable conversations about all things ‘leadership’ and it was suggested that maybe others might benefit from listening. They listened and have agreed to share these conversations! ‘So What About Leadership?’ is the…

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Firefighting – the ability to handle the unexpected and the unplanned, to respond quickly in a crisis and restore calm. It’s a valuable skill and, for those of us who do it well, it’s a time-honoured route to greater responsibility and promotion. The common feature for all firefighting incidents is the need for an immediate…

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manufacturing productivity

The issue of workplace productivity has long been debated in the popular press, as organisations look for new ways to boost performance and measure the output of their employees. Of course, measuring productivity accurately can prove difficult, especially when looking for a general method that can be applied across all industries. Increasing productivity means surpassing…

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How does your team perform? How do you rate it on a scale of 1 to 10 where 1 is poor and 10 excellent? Is it massively successful constantly delivering way past all expectations? Is it full of positively minded people working together to achieve challenging business goals? Is it autonomous, responding effectively to challenges…

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