“Build a bonfire, Build a Bonfire, put the Manager on the top”

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 … Read more

What do you think? Yes, no, maybe – Making decisions

A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided. Tony Robbins How many Managers do you know who make decisions? For successful Leadership, decision-making skills are essential. Nothing is more infuriating to a team member than a Manager who cannot make a … Read more

Supporting your people when in need!

You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus, and the support. Sabrina Bryan Years 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 her team and … Read more

All the fun of the fair -employee engagement success!

Not so long ago, I had the delight of working with a very creative leader. There had been a recent merger of departments and we had been tasked with putting on a market stall event to share what all the parts of the business did. Our Team Lead held a meeting suggesting we took on … Read more

Effective Problem-Solving – Duck or Dive

  So are you a ducker or diver? Effective Problem Solving   “Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.” Colin … Read more