By ChEnected Guest on Aug 31, 2010 This Management and Leadership blog series is dedicated to the tools, approaches, and strategies that managers can use to promote the success of individuals and the team, and thus also the organization and themselves. 1/7 in the series Tools and Tips for Successful Management and Leadership Three Key Principles of People Management Aug 31, 2010 . by Martin Bergstedt Tools and Tips for Successful Management and Leadership Series As an effective leader, you know that you will only succeed, an 2/7 in the series Tools and Tips for Successful Management and Leadership Successful Delegation in Six Steps Sep 21, 2010 . by Martin Bergstedt The rewards of a successful delegation effort are three-fold: 1) More and/or more advanced tasks are accomplished by the employee; 2) Employee satisfaction increases as they become a more valuable team member and; 3) The team becomes more talented and capable to fulfill the changing needs of the business. 3/7 in the series Tools and Tips for Successful Management and Leadership The Performance Appraisal Process: Part 1 of Effective Employee Performance Management Oct 20, 2010 . by Martin Bergstedt Performance management efforts can be likened to a good maintenance program for your car. If you neglect it, you can continue to motor along…for a time. However, you may find that when you need to “step on the gas” you don’t have enough speed to pass your competitors. So, how do you manage your teams’ performance to make sure that they are “firing on all cylinders?” 4/7 in the series Tools and Tips for Successful Management and Leadership The Performance Appraisal System: Part 2 of Effective Employee Performance Management Oct 27, 2010 . by Martin Bergstedt A formal Performance Appraisal System is a necessity in a growing and successful business or organization. It demonstrates a consistency of understanding and formal communication of what is expected, what is applauded, and what is not acceptable. Everyone is on the same page, senior management, yourself, and the appraised employee. 5/7 in the series Tools and Tips for Successful Management and Leadership Management Communications: Are You a Filter or Conduit? Nov 18, 2010 . by Martin Bergstedt Passing communications down from Senior Management on to your team in times of difficulty and organizational stress is both a challenge and an opportunity for leadership. Sometimes communicating the message verbatim may be counter-productive to accomplishment of the desired results. 6/7 in the series Tools and Tips for Successful Management and Leadership Gaining Acceptance as a New Supervisor Feb 3, 2011 . by Martin Bergstedt Part 6 in the series "Tools and Tips for Successful Management and Leadership." So how exactly do you go about gaining acceptance once you've managed to land that new management position? A lot will ride on it. Success will now be a function of your group/team’s output and performance, not just your own. Your ability to gain the acceptance of your team and get over any speed bumps quickly will be a function of how you approach this initial phase of your new position, and will dictate the time it takes to get them to a high level of productivity. 7/7 in the series Tools and Tips for Successful Management and Leadership The Magnificent Seven: Tips for Successful Team Management Oct 3, 2011 . by Martin Bergstedt Many tasks are solved by teams, but they can either work together harmoniously with great results, or cause real headaches and produce very little. By keeping seven key tips in mind, you can keep your team on track to success.