Trust is a funny concept. Who we trust and how far that trust goes can be dependent on the situation as well as the people around you. Circumstance can sometimes play it's part too. So how do we build trust within our teams? After all, the people in our team are supposed to be those… Continue reading Trust
A regular meeting with each of your team is a necessary part of your role as a team leader or manager. You need time to catch up on what they are focussing on, dive into their appraisal objectives and generally understand their workload and how they are doing. However these meetings can, over time, become… Continue reading Take a walk
In the spirit of Christmas I want to consider in more detail this concept of good person bad circumstance. I have mentioned this a couple of times in previous blogs but I think it warrants some focus on it's own. When we deal with people within our organisations, or even in our day to day… Continue reading Naughty and Nice?
Meetings are funny things. We fill our days with them. Whether we're pushing a business forward or designing the next big thing, we use meetings to get things agreed and done. However meetings can sometimes be the cause of some real contention, why? Because we all have a difference perception of how a meeting has… Continue reading Perception is key
Previously I've talk about making time to invest in yourself and I'd like to give you another tip to help with this self-development. As another year draws to a close I think it's important to look to the future and so I'd like you to consider ways to build your brand. Start by thinking about… Continue reading Brand building