The Confident Manager offers valuable lessons to young and aspiring managers as well as sage advice to those already experienced in management. Told in a compelling story format, the messages are clear, concise and practical. Applying the lessons in this book will: boost your self-confidence both at work and personally, increase morale, team-working and customer service, improve the performance of your business. Matt quickly realizes that his new job as project manager requires different skills from the ones he is used to using - this time he needs to do "people stuff". His mistakes and successes highlight key messages in effective people management.
As an inspirational speaker and expert facilitator, Kate has presented at conferences in North America and Europe as well as around the UK. She won the 2007 UK & Ireland Speech Evaluation Contest run by Toastmasters International. She was recognised as the Most Outstanding Trainer by Junior Chamber International UK in 2005, and is a World Debating Champion. She is a supportive and inspiring individual with high levels of energy, drive, and passion. In her speaking, training and coaching she acts as a catalyst for change, instils self-belief and encourages delegates to listen to their inner voices.