How Understanding Transactional Analysis Can Help Office-Based Leaders Be Successful

Have you ever had an interaction with one of your employees where it’s felt like they were a naughty child and you were the frustrated parent? It’s a frustrating but all too common pattern that workplace interactions fall in to. But why do the dynamics end up like this and how can you improve communication … 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

How to Prevent Conflict in Your SME Office-based Workplace

Many moons ago I can recall walking into a huge storm from two of my team members.  I was young and inexperienced and really struggled with how to deal with it.  I met with both members and listened to their side of the argument.  It was all about the previous manager sharing work out and … Read more

Can You Carry Out a Successful Disciplinary When Working Remotely?

The pandemic has brought many practical challenges for managers. It has forced businesses to adapt normal working practices and procedures, and disciplinary procedures are no exception. Can you carry out a disciplinary when working remotely? Now that we are returning to workplaces and in many cases working with a hybrid of remote and workplace, it … Read more

Top Five Tips To Move Leadership Forward in 2021

The Covid-19 situation continues and looks set to continue for many months more. For leaders, this has been a testing time. It has been unsettling with lots of uncertainty for everyone. Now is the time to take stock and look to the future and recognise what your business needs. Kindness needs to continue to evolve. … Read more