Becoming an Intrepreneur
Many organisations are exploring what it might be to have staff that behave like entrepreneurs. Some are calling this Intrepreneurship. It is a topic that feels more at home in corporates, now so many of us are remote working, literally from home! This may be due to the ‘lone worker’ stereotype of the entrepreneur setting out on their own.
Managing stress: Returning to a post COVID workplace
With the continued slow progression toward normality, many of us are now returning to a post COVID workplace. Some people feel excited to return to comfortable routines, others are tentative about the prospect, others still are downright fearful. And COVID related health concerns are not the only stressor at work.
How Working from home can give you 20 days of personal investment!
This week we are exhibiting at the first ever ‘Working From Home Show’ all without a single minute of commute time.
Every week now we are receiving calls from companies that are talking to us about changing the status quo and adapting to more home working following the global experiment of the past 5 months.
The Innovation Factor
Innovation is the action or process of imagining a new method, idea, product, etc. It is not invention, which is the act of taking that imagined idea and progressing it into reality. Both are super valuable in todays organisations, but without the former, the later won’t exist.
How to influence when working remotely
We have a number of clients who are asking how influencing skills change when working remotely. Often times it’s been connected to customer relationship management, or procurement, buyer / seller negotiations. The topic however is useful for us all to consider in this new post covid world.
Give me what I want!
Here’s a very quick blog that has massive potential. I want to suggest that there are three things that every person wants from others. If we know what they are, then we can become super expert at winning over others and building strong lasting powerful relationships.
What makes a great learner?
Having operated in this learning and development space for the past two decades, I’ve amassed a significant tally of trainees, that have as it were learnt under my wing. A very rough estimate puts it at around 7000 people. In that time I’ve probably seen everything a trainer might expect to come across in a life time! Truly the good the bad and the metaphorical ugly! As a learner it might be very easy to blame the teacher for a poor learning experience, perhaps justifiably in some cases, but without doubt the mindset of the learner will make an enormous impact on the value of the intervention.
Now might be a good time to break out of your rut and realise your potential!
I wonder how many of us feel that we haven’t yet reached our full potential. I have no real idea if everyone thinks this or whether it’s just me? I guess some people don’t care, others may feel that they’ve not reached their peak yet live happily with that thought.
How to approach interviewing people remotely.
The interviewers guide.
Doing a good job of interviewing is harder than we might first imagine. There are loads of things that we can get wrong, so getting some good training on this topic is a must for any recruiter. For this blog, I’m going to assume you know what you are doing normally, and just focus on the key things that are different when holding that interview remotely.
How do I come across well in a remote interview?
The interviewees guide.
It’s already a part of work life; holding and or attending interviews remotely happens regularly. In this first of two parts on the subject we are going to take a look at the question from the interviewees perspective. Next time we can deal with the interviewers viewpoint.