Leadership Development

Management and Leadership Development

Leadership is an essential part of effective management. Leadership is the action of leading a group of people or an organisation. Management is the responsibility for and control of a company or organization and the process of dealing with or controlling things or people. Are you thinking of growing your business? Or maybe you’re thinking of improving your services… It may be necessary for your business to look into Management and Leadership development.

Why You Should Consider Development

Studies have shown that getting the correct mix of inspirational leadership and effective management skills and practices can have impact on organisational performance in terms of profit, sales, growth and survival. Successful leadership and management results in the ability to successfully influence people on your team to achieve results in the most effective and efficient manner.

Whilst maintaining successful management and leadership, an individual can come across numerous difficulties and challenges. It is important to overcome these.

What to do:

  1. Have self-confidence– healthy self-confidence is an essential characteristic of leadership. It is important to believe that you can manage your team effectively and bring value to their success. However, it is also important to stay humble. The best leaders are humble leaders. They know that leadership is about influence and impact. Not authority and recognise the value and importance of the team around them.
  2. Follow through– Leaders are often in a higher position therefore are always busy and have a lot to do. Distractions, emergencies and new opportunities can pull you in a lot of different directions, but it is imperative that you do not neglect your team and ensure you finish what you started on the ideas, plans and strategies you put in place.
  3. Keep yourself motivated- Everyone has bad days and there will be times when motivation fades especially when what you propose isn’t working. This can be tough for leaders because everyone is looking to you to be on top form. You must continue to lead, guide and inspire, even if you’re not your best or most enthusiastic self. It is also important not to burn yourself out. If you burn yourself out, you’re not leading anyone and will impact your management and leadership significantly.

Anything else?

You must keep your team inspired and motivated when developing, coaching and mentoring your employees. As a leader, you must keep your team focused on the purpose of their work. People want to grow in their job and their careers; It is the leader’s job to push them and guide them to realise their potential. Another important part of management and leadership of employees is recognition. All employees want to feel seen, heard, appreciated and that they matter in their team and to the business. As a manager and leader, you need to make an effort to guide your team to value their own strengths. Guide them to find fulfilment and grow towards their potential.

In order to adopt the required skills for successful and effective management and leadership within an organisation, development may be required. Wurkplace can help you with this.

How can Wurkplace help?

Wurkplace creates and delivers bespoke Management and Leadership Development programmes to businesses across the board.  The aim of the programme is to develop your existing managers and any managers of the future you may employ – equipping them with the capability and skill set to help create a culture of engagement and autonomy, whilst promoting fairness and an efficient way of working. Our leadership development programme can be tailored to suit anybody who has responsibility for managing and leading, Directors, Managers and Supervisors.

A Wurkplace practitioner can meet with you to discuss and gain an understanding of the aims and objectives of your business. From this discussion, the Programme will be created, ensuring that the Programme meets the individual’s needs as well as your organisational requirements. The Programme will then be delivered by a dedicated specialist over a pre-agreed timescale.

If you’d like to continue your professional development, we also offer a wide variety of training options. These include subjects like: Stress Management, Time Management, Performance Management, Personal Training, Project Management, Managing Meetings, Managing Sickness and Absence, and Leadership skills.

For further details about our bespoke Management and Leadership development programmes, call 0330 400 5490 or contact us on our easy to use form.

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