The truth about employee engagement

Millennials (1)

Engaged employees are the key to business success. It’s clear that the more engaged your people are, the better off your company will be. Below are five insights about employee engagement that you need to know if you’d like to create engaged teams and realise the benefits. The majority of your employees are likely to […]

Are you dying of indigestion or starvation?

Businesses are more likely to die of indigestion (overeating) than starvation. In startup mode, businesses are often big eater’s. They want to do and try everything. In scale-up mode, that type of over-eating can be dangerous and waste your team’s time. So, how do you control your appetite? I recommend using a document called PSPOT, […]

How is your remote team’s health?

Leading a remote team is new for many managers. After the last few months, you’ve probably worked out many of the technical issues and settled into a rhythm of remote work. With businesses starting to go back to the office, some team members may remain remote due to childcare issues, pre-existing medical conditions that increase […]

7 Ways to lead your team into an uncertain world

The workplace had changed. As we start to loosen Covid-19 related restrictions, businesses are emerging from Coronavirus induced hibernation. These transitions back to work are gradual. Uncertainty will remain for months as threats of a second wave of coronavirus persist. In this new world leaders must be empathetic to keep teams engaged, cohesive and forward-focused. […]

Further tips on managing a remote team

Working remotely is creating a new set of challenges for leaders as they support and stay connected with their remote teams. In previous blogs I have shared tips on working successfully remotely. Here are some further tips I have picked up from clients over the last week as they move to a new way of […]

How to lead a remote a team…

With the onset of Coronavirus more companies are either introducing or increasing remote working. Remote management can feel like a totally different challenge than managing people you work side by side with. Things that work in an office don’t always translate exactly to remote employees. Here are some tips to help you manage remote employees […]

How to manage millennials

With millennials accounting for 75% of the workforce by 2030, it is time businesses to both acknowledge and accommodate their workstyles Managers often struggle with millennials wanting flexible work schedules and work-life balance, and the fact that they are typically not easily engaged. However, despite their bad press, millennials want to connect with their companies […]

How to fully engage your team

Over the last year the importance of employee engagement and retention has continued to rise in businesses. Every company wants to attract and keep the best talent. The problem? Many employees in today’s job market quickly feel uninspired by their work, get bored after 2 years and start job hunting for something new. Not surprisingly […]

How to stop an employee’s performance deteriorating…..

For all kinds of reasons your best employee’s can experience a performance slump at some point. As a manager, you may not always find an obvious way to get someone back on track, but the investment of energy you would need to turn this situation around is still so much less than what would be […]

How discipline can lead to success

Scott Peck in his book The Road Less Traveled says that “without discipline we can solve nothing.” The most successful people in life are disciplined. Fact. Discipline is made up of tools we use to cope with life’s problems and challenges. Below I list some of the key markers of discipline: Hard working. If we […]