13 simple ways to sabotage your office culture.

What exactly is it that a leader can do which might sabotage an organisation’s culture – and what habits should you avoid at all costs?

What exactly is it that a leader can do which might sabotage an organisation’s culture – and what habits should you avoid at all costs?

Overcoming negative thinking

The way we perceive an event or situation will dictate how we feel about it, and how we respond to it.  Negative thinking can cause stress, anxiety, and depression – none of which helps.

The way we perceive an event or situation will dictate how we feel about it, and how we respond to it.  Negative thinking can cause stress, anxiety, and depression – none of which helps.

Don’t hold your people back.

This week we saw a quote circulating on social media that struck a chord:
CFO asks CEO: “What happens if we invest in developing our people and they leave us?”
CEO: “What happens if we don’t, and they stay?”

This week we saw a quote circulating on social media that struck a chord:
CFO asks CEO: “What happens if we invest in developing our people and they leave us?”
CEO: “What happens if we don’t, and they stay?”

Is your office a safe place?

Health and safety is an issue that all workplaces take seriously – and there are all manner of forms, checks and safety equipment designed to keep us physically safe in the workplace. But being safe is much more than having the right equipment; it’s just as important that we feel safe  when we work – … Continue reading “Is your office a safe place?”

Imposter Syndrome in the workplace

Is ‘Imposter Syndrome’ an issue that business leaders and L&D practitioners need to factor into their developmental plans, the future of their workers and of their brand – or is it just another millennial buzzword that excuses a lack of drive in an entitled generation? Firstly, we need to explain what we mean by ‘imposter … Continue reading “Imposter Syndrome in the workplace”

Do you trust your leaders?

For obvious reasons, as we all cast our votes today, the topic of what makes a great leader is being hotly discussed in offices, warehouses, break rooms and factory floors across the UK.
If you have a leader who alienates the people you work with, and who offends long standing clients, the lasting damage that can be done to your reputation can be difficult to come back from.

For obvious reasons, as we all cast our votes today, the topic of what makes a great leader is being hotly discussed in offices, warehouses, break rooms and factory floors across the UK.
If you have a leader who alienates the people you work with, and who offends long standing clients, the lasting damage that can be done to your reputation can be difficult to come back from.

How to successfully implement cultural change

Making a significant and lasting change in any organisation that successfully adapts the way that things are done requires far more than a training session and a to-do list – it means defining shared goals, creating a shared pathway towards those goals, and the whole workforce walking that path together, guiding each other through each … Continue reading “How to successfully implement cultural change”

How to avoid being a bossy boss

Are you a natural leader, one your team happily follow to success, or is your position maintained by constant reminders that you’re in charge? A bossy boss – one who demands they are treated with authority – is never in a position of strength. The sole focus of a bossy boss is ‘I’ – the … Continue reading “How to avoid being a bossy boss”

Building honest leaders

Leadership matters; how can you be sure that you’re giving your team what they need, and getting the best from them in return? Truly great leadership is innate – it’s something you either have or you don’t. Clearly, we aren’t all going to have those natural leadership skills – but that doesn’t mean that we … Continue reading “Building honest leaders”