Category archives: learning

  • Four Tips to help improve your Business & Team?

  • You know your business has more potential but you feel as if you are stagnating? You took on employees but had no management experience and now you’re struggling with the relationship conflicts and people not pulling their weight. You envisaged an atmosphere of calm and kindness but instead, it’s fr[...]
  • Stop the bullying

  • Recently I’ve been thinking back to my first few jobs and what I learnt from them. For many years I worked for my mum and dad in their tea room and memories are full of laughter and love. At 18, I left home and went to work out in the big city. What an eye-opener! My first real job was clerical a[...]
  • Team working from an early age

  • This week I’ve been reminiscing and it took me back to the days where as a child I was brought up in a home-made cake shop and tea shop in a tiny village in West Sussex. From the age of seven I would help out and it was a fantastic experience for a child, as it gave me the confidence to speak out an[...]
  • Communications in a crisis

  • In light of the recent cyber security incident, it prompted me to consider communications in a crisis. Have you ever been there when something has created a crisis at work and the news has spread faster than grease lightning? Gossip flows and before you know it, it’s like the Chinese whispers sto[...]
  • Improve your communication Skills?

  • Have you experienced approaching someone to discuss an issue and they’re half-heartedly listening to you and they just carrying on what they’re doing? How’s that made you feel? Unimportant and a nuisance? Sadly, what’s missing here is interpersonal skills, particularly around communications. [...]
  • Be systematic in your approach!

  • I recently talked about making decisions through understanding priorities and urgency and then understanding the goals. This week I want to explore taking a systematic approach to decision making. That way you will feel confident in the decision you are making as you’ve explored the evidence and al[...]