Tags archives: Team building
Even the most experienced managers come across situations and issues they haven’t dealt with before, so spare a thought for the accidental manager who is thrown in at the deep end to manage a dysfunctional team.They might be a highly-skilled employee, but leading and managing people is a com[...]
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 small business owner.Today I want to talk about what to do when divisions appear in your work team.The[...]
You know your business has more potential but you feel as if you are stagnating?
You took on employees but had no management experience and now you’re struggling with the relationship conflicts and people not pulling their weight.
You envisaged an atmosphere of calm and kindness but instead, it’s fr[...]
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[...]
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[...]
So there you are at home, relaxing and about to go to sleep for the night, knowing you need to be up early the next day. Your next door neighbours start playing music very loudly. You think the neighbour is doing this intentionally to annoy you! If that’s your thought pattern, how you feel and r[...]
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 the theme of a [...]
Have you ever been in an environment where the atmosphere feels constrained and conversations are muted and far from genuine?If you are the team leader you need to consider why it’s happening and how you can promote real open and honest conversations. Without people being free to share ideas and[...]