Developing yourself as a first line manager – resources

Developing yourself as a first line manager at the Mary Rose Trust

This page contains links to resources related to your programme modules. This is designed to complement your workbook.

Learning journeyModule 1


Time management: Important Urgent

Time management: CORD model

Resources from How To Manage your time (formerly Brilliant Time Management)


Personal Learning Objectives pro-forma

Learning Log (CPD record) pro-forma

Time log template

Book recommendations

How to be a Productivity Ninja: Worry Less, Achieve More and Love What You Do
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-free Productivity
How to Manage Your Time (Brilliant Business)

Module 2


Drive – the suprising truth about what motivates us

Module 4


Teresa Amabile – The Progress Principle

Bruce Tuckman’s Group Development Model (Practical articles from Management Pocketblog)

Bruce Tuckman – Forming Norming Storming in Groups (A more academic article from infed)

Mentoring and Coaching – is there a difference? (Stepping Up article)

You can’t be a great manager if you’re not a good coach (Harvard Business Review)

Book Recommendation

Brilliant Coaching

Module 5

Book Recommendation

How to Speak So People Will Listen (link to free downloadable resources)

Amy Cuddy’s TED talk (Power Poses)

Module 6

Our blog has lots of articles on aspects of volunteer management 

Module 7

The Fifth Discipline – slideshare.

The Path of Least Resistance – detailed book review

Headspace App

DISC free questionnaire