Learning at work week

This week (May 13th to 19th 2019, if you’re reading this in the future) is Learning at Work Week – the topic this time being ‘shaping the future’…

This week (May 13th to 19th 2019, if you’re reading this in the future) is Learning at Work Week – the topic this time being ‘shaping the future’…

International Women’s Day

As we celebrate International Women’s Day this year let’s take a moment to appreciate how far things have already come, celebrate the ongoing progress, and embrace the benefits of allowing the nature of leadership to evolve.

As we celebrate International Women’s Day this year let’s take a moment to appreciate how far things have already come, celebrate the ongoing progress, and embrace the benefits of allowing the nature of leadership to evolve.

A new approach to expertise.

Any business leader wants to position their most experienced, and most knowledgeable, people in the top spots, where that expertise can influence those around them – but experts don’t always translate into being great managers; read on to see how we can help.

Any business leader wants to position their most experienced, and most knowledgeable, people in the top spots, where that expertise can influence those around them – but experts don’t always translate into being great managers; read on to see how we can help.

Every Iron Throne needs a little softness!

In a recent article entitled ‘Winter is coming!’ my colleague Liaquat used the hugely successful TV series ‘Game of Thrones’ as his analogy for the inevitability of change, and the need to innovate – so let’s keep with the theme, and talk about power and Influence! The battle for the Iron Throne is all about … Continue reading “Every Iron Throne needs a little softness!”

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”

The top ten reasons your employees dislike you

We all want to be respected in the workplace – but not everyone knows how to garner genuine respect. Demanding that respect from your employees and being domineering is one of the most damaging approaches to leadership. What traits do employees dislike in their leaders, and how can you avoid being the kind of manager … Continue reading “The top ten reasons your employees dislike you”

Leadership and positive messages

There are three great myths about leadership; 1 The ‘hero’ ‘macho’ leader saves the day. History shows us that when it is all about one person, the results are usually disastrous. Leadership is not about one person shining, but what they do for other people. It is not about you. 2 There is finite list … Continue reading “Leadership and positive messages”

Who do you want to be?

Climbing the career ladder takes more than just putting in the hours; you have to strive to grow, learn and lead in an ever-changing environment, adapting at every step of your ascent. Choosing a career is never altogether simple – and particularly when we are expected to decide in our teens what direction we want … Continue reading “Who do you want to be?”