The Future of Work: Navigating the Evolution of Remote and Hybrid Working
Over the past couple of years, the global workforce has undergone a seismic shift due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Remote and hybrid working arrangements have become the norm, challenging the traditional fixed workplace model. As we look towards the future, it is essential to understand how the dust will settle in our approach to work and the workplace.
The Ripple Effect: How People Influence Each Other
Humans are inherently social beings, constantly interacting and shaping the world around them. Whether we realise it or not, our actions, words, and even our mere presence have a profound impact on those we come into contact with. From the way we dress to the ideas we share, the influence we exert on others is a powerful force that can shape their thoughts, beliefs, and actions.
The Three Biggest Issues Managers Are Facing in 2023 Are…
Being a manager is no easy task, and each year brings its own unique set of challenges. As we delve into 2023, managers are grappling with a range of complex issues that demand their attention and strategic decision-making. In this blog, we will explore the three biggest issues that managers are facing this year, supported by relevant data and sources.
The Key Elements of a Great L&D Strategy
Simply to stay competitive organisations really has to prioritise the continuous learning and development of their employees. A well-crafted Learning and Development (L&D) strategy is crucial to foster growth, enhance performance, and drive innovation within an organisation.
Management Skills – Communication.
It is crucial for a manager to be an effective communicator to maintain a productive and harmonious work environment. In this blog post, I will identify the specific qualities that make a manager a good communicator and give real business examples to reinforce these ideas.
So what is psychological safety?
Psychological safety is a term used to describe the perception of feeling safe to take interpersonal risks within a group or organisation. It is a critical component of high-performing teams and fosters innovation, creativity, and growth. Tim Clarke, an expert in organisational development and change, has identified four stages of psychological safety that teams go through as they develop.
One small thing that can have a MASSIVE impact on your people management skills!
Managing people can be a daunting task, and it can often feel overwhelming to keep track of everyone's needs and preferences. However, there is one small thing that can have a massive impact on your people management skills and it’s simply this; listen first and then speak!
True listening is the act of fully concentrating on what the other person is saying, both verbally and non-verbally.
Getting the best out of online breakout rooms…
While online meetings provide a convenient way to connect with colleagues and clients, they can also be challenging in terms of engagement and retention. In this blog post, we will explore specifically how to improve engagement in online meetings through the effective use of breakout rooms.
The impact of stereotype threat on this racing driver!
Once a month for seven months throughout the season you will find me strapped into my little race car sitting on the grid of some UK race circuit. As I sit there, waiting for the red lights to go out and the grid to erupt into a noisy jostling of wing-mirrors as we descend on the first corner, my performance is in fact in danger of succumbing to stereo type threat! Yes really.
Getting to why…
Simon Sinek is a well-known author, speaker, and marketing consultant, who is best known for his book "Start With Why". In this book, Sinek introduces the concept of the Golden Circle, a simple framework that helps individuals and organisations identify their core purpose, or their "why".