Part 1 – Body Language
Our communicating confidently series will take you through some of the key elements that send signals to others about your level of confidence, competence and credibility.
We all respond better to people who are… Continue reading
As managers, we want our staff to be engaged and productive at work. When we find this is not the case, it can be difficult to identify just what is causing a staff member to perform below par, especially if… Continue reading
In a recent Gallup article (June 2015) they explored the secrets to staff engagement. Aon Hewitt defines engagement as ‘the psychological state and behavioral outcomes that lead to better performance’.
Great managers consistently engage their teams to achieve outstanding performance.… Continue reading
I went for a swim this morning and was struck by a great analogy for workplace mentality and behavior. A lady, let’s call her Susan, was happily swimming her laps until another lady, Jane, entered the lane, and as she… Continue reading
Most of us live life at a hectic pace. We have busy personal lives, the organisations we work for expect us to do more with less and in less time. It’s not surprising that many of us are stressed out… Continue reading
The results of a new report in Management Today showed that the average office worker in the UK spends around 16 hours in meetings each week, and that around a quarter of that time is usually wasted. Feedback that I’ve… Continue reading
In September 2014 McKinsey published results of a study, they conducted over a period of 12 years with over 14,000 organizations in more than 30 countries. The study was conducted in conjunction with LSE and Stanford and Harvard universities. They… Continue reading