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".
Understanding the tenets of inclusive leadership.
Inclusive leadership is a leadership style that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. It requires leaders to actively seek out and value different perspectives and experiences, creating a culture where all employees feel valued and included.
Effective Collaboration: Achieving More Together Than Alone.
Collaboration is an essential component of any successful team or organisation. It allows individuals to work together to achieve a common goal, share resources, and create a culture of trust and openness. Collaboration is not just about working together, but it’s about bringing unique perspectives, ideas, and expertise to the table to create a solution that is greater than the sum of its parts.
5 skills every manager should work at.
As a manager, it's crucial to have a variety of skills in order to effectively lead and motivate your team. While the specific skills required may vary depending on the industry, there are some key skills that every manager should possess. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at five skills every manager should have and provide academic references to support our key findings.
The three big things to make presentations more engaging.
As a presenter, it's important to have advanced presentation skills that can captivate and engage your audience. While some people may have a natural talent for presenting, it's a skill that can be developed and improved with practice. In this post, we will discuss three areas that presenters should work on to increase presentation engagement.
Seven things to structure your day for increased productivity.
In today's fast-paced work environment, being effective and productive is critical for professionals to achieve their goals and succeed. A well-structured day can help individuals prioritize their tasks, stay focused, and achieve their objectives. In this blog post, we'll explore some tips and ideas on how professionals can structure their day to increase productivity whether remote, hybrid or office based.