How to Make Hybrid Working Work for Your SME

Of the many changes thrust upon us by the pandemic, changes to the world of work have been some of the most dramatic. As businesses and their employees were forced to adapt to home working, and many companies realised that it actually worked for them, it raised an important question: Would full-time working in the … 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

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

Improve Your Wellbeing and Build Resilience in Your Office-Based SME

Are you sitting comfortably? Today I want to talk about how looking after your wellbeing can help you become more resilient. Running a business is very rewarding, but it’s also one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. Rather than having a good work/life balance, you might find that you’re stuck working longer hours, … Read more