Creating a Safe Place for Team Members to Share

Hello, I’m Nicola from The People Mentor and in today’s podcast, I want to talk about creating a safe place for team members to share. Everyone wants to work in a pleasant, positive, and safe environment. When people work in this kind of place, they are more motivated and engaged, they look forward to going … Read more

How to Remove and Overcome Fear in the Workplace

Are you sitting comfortably? Welcome to my series of podcasts that will help you to navigate those inevitable difficult events at work that are part of being a manager. Today I want to talk about how to remove and overcome fear in the workplace. Fear is destructive in a workplace. It can affect individuals, teams, … Read more

The Importance of Training Managers to Deal with Conflict

Some amount of conflict in the workplace is inevitable, but when conflict is allowed to linger and it escalates, this is when it becomes the business owner’s problem. Supportive and collaborative workplaces where working relationships are good, improve performance and productivity, but where conflict and dysfunction have become the norm in a team, the business … Read more

Why Being an Understanding Manager is Better for Business

All too often, aggression is mistaken for good leadership, when the truth is that it’s not ruling by fear or asserting dominance that changes businesses for the better, it’s being more compassionate and understanding. A manager who thinks they just need to crack the whip to get employees to comply is mistaken. This only creates … Read more

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 fraught. What can you do to … Read more