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    A Middle Managers Guide to Finance

    May 2, 2020

    What is Financial Management? Today’s post for A Middle Managers Guide to Finance provides middle managers a quick outline of financial management.  And, hopefully, in a manner that is relatively painless.  Feel free to comment at the end of the post! I’m going to guess that as a middle manager, you probably await finance reports that signal to you […]

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    12 Things for Middle Managers to Think About in Relation to the Pandemic

    May 1, 2020

    By Oliver W. Cummings 1 May 2020 Fundamentally, the act of being a leader involves followers and knowing what to do is not sufficient to inspire followers’ trust; knowing how to go about what you do is what makes for real leadership. And, the “how” is very much tied up in facilitative relationship building. This […]

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    A Facilitative Manager and Covid19

    April 29, 2020

    By Oliver W. Cummings 29/04/2020 Bill asked a question in the previous post on the facilitative manager and trust. In essence the question was, “In relation to the pandemic, is trust ‘flipped’ in that we need the workers to trust us more than we need to trust them?”  It is an important question. In the […]