Tags archives: Leadership skills
Are you stuffed with food and sinking into your armchair deeply relaxed? That’s the cosy picture we often paint of Christmas but often it’s a frantic period that only stops when you all sit down for the meal!
Do you think coming up to New Year of how you could improve your Leadership skills and wha[...]
Have you ever dealt with a Management Consultant? If so, what stood out to you about their characteristics?When a Management consultant is brought in to the business it can create a defensive mode with the employees and Leader’s, that can easily result in the consultant’s time being wasted a[...]
Do we as leaders and Managers really think about how people are affected when we bring in change?Do we give enough support through change periods?As leaders, we are all so busy yet we are still managing employees and we need to give time to support our employees through any change. I’v[...]
“There is nothing permanent except change”
HeraclitusAre you one of those people who like change or are you someone who runs a mile away from any sign of a change!
Change Agility is a term used to describe the ability to quickly and successfully concentrate and implement change in a business[...]
- There you are in the middle of the change in the workplace and someone says you didn’t tell me about this or an element of it! Suddenly everything grinds to a halt. Alternatively, you have so many Senior Managers wanting to direct the[...]
- In 2016 I attended a CIPD day on well-being. There was a real buzz in the air with different businesses sharing their ideas on helping with wellness, in turn bringing the sick absence days down.ACAS reported Sick absence costs the UK economy £8.4bn yearly. Another fact to note is the cost of [...]
- Resilience is about your aptitude to bounce back from problems and remain determined in the throes of hardship. Often there are many deviations along the way, alongside snags and challenges. So, it’s essential to build your resilience to help you recover quickly from difficulties through building s[...]
Last year I was out with a group of friends for bonfire night. I suddenly realised the guy on the bonfire looked like one of my past Managers, who’d made my life hell. That started the stories flowing of the worst experiences we’d had with Managers.Many years ago, I was going through a divorce[...]
Last week I talked about the different generations and what their needs are and how they can contribute to the workplace. This week I thought I’d explore what you can do as an employer to build teams that work well together and are engaged with the business.What we do know.What we do know [...]
So what do we know about the different generations now and do we understand how it impacts the workplace?In total there are five generations now, with most organisations having 4 generations based in their organisation, and with people living longer and working longer as the pension age increa[...]
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[...]
You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus, and the support. Sabrina BryanYears ago I recall a young girl who got promoted to her first Manager’s role. She was very unsure of herself and lacked real confidence. This girl demonstrated clear caring abilities for he[...]