How to Use Continuous Improvement tools in Your Office-Based Business Successfully

What is Continuous Improvement? Per the Chartered Management Institute, they define continuous Improvement as The seeking of small improvements in processes, and products, with the aim of increasing quality, and reducing waste. Continuous improvement is one of the tools which underpin the philosophies of total quality management, and lean production. Through constant study, and revision … Read more

Dealing With Colleagues Who Create Stress in Your SME Business

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 cope with colleagues who stress you out.   You’re a very lucky person if you’ve gone through your life without … Read more

Developing Your Change Agility in Your SME Business

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 and Leader Today we’re going to look at how adaptable you are to change, and how to become more adaptable. Going through change is not always … Read more

Successful Negotiation for Business Owners

Are you sitting comfortably? Welcome to my series of podcasts that will help you to navigate the issues that you’ll inevitably come up against as a business owner. Today I want to talk about how to negotiate.   Do you consider yourself to be a good negotiator? Negotiating skills are essential in business, whether you’re negotiating … Read more

Leading In Uncertain Times: The Importance of a Positive Attitude to Change

Hi, I’m Nicola from The People Mentor. In today’s podcast, I want to talk about how people react to change, especially if it’s unwanted, and how it’s possible for you and your team to come to think about change, and even uncertainty, more positively.   Most of us have experienced change in our personal and professional … Read more