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Managerial Review – A Self Audit 

Whether you’ve recently been promoted to your first management or are stepping into a middle management role, the self audit provides a handy check in to see where you are at – Managerial Review – Self Audit

New Manager: How the Landscape Changes

Reflecting on some of the challenges facing a new manager.  This article explores how the landscape changes and gives a few pointers on what to do next in order that you develop and succeed in your new role.  To read the article in full visit:  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/change-landscape-maria-smart-acc/

The Values Recipe

As a Coach I often work with clients to explore and identify their values.  So what are values?
I describe values as a principal or quality that is intrinsically important in the way we live and work. Values give direction, reflect our true self and help us to determine our priorities, like a compass providing direction.  To read the article in full visit: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/values-recipe-maria-smart-mcipd/

Time to Hit the Pause Button  

When was the last time you took time to reflect, to hit the ‘pause button’ and step away from the distractions of phone calls, emails, endless to do lists and social media?  To read the article in full visit:  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/time-hit-pause-button-maria-smart-mcipd/