Category Archives for "Leading People"
We all know that the main reason to have an employee is for profit. Somehow you get more profit by having an employee than by not having the employee. Unfortunately, we see a lot of people pile up employees around them for irrational reasons!Why do you need to know this?Because meeting the goal of a profitable employee […]Continue reading
We responded to our member’s request to help him put the case to his boss that his membership of the The Managers Helpful Hub is good for their business and therefore could be classed as a valid business expense.We did our duty and made John’s life easier We also thought it a good idea to […]Continue reading
We have just released guidance into the membership area that explains how to handle gossip in the workplace. Both as someone on the receiving end in general, and as a manager. Gossip can be exciting and interesting. Sometimes it’s even titillating. Some would argue its fun. And it’s toxic. If you put even 5 people in the same […]Continue reading
This is a summary of the content added in recent months. Not not even the list of discussions taking place! No. 1 tool to enhance performanceDealing with unwanted employee interruptionsHow to respond to a salary increase requestHow to get new recruits setting themselves up for successHow to deal with someone who smell is negatively impacting workDealing […]Continue reading
If your clients had a better experience of working with your company, then I believe everyone benefits. Your clients, your team and especially you if you are running the business and are responsible for results.My significant other rolls his eyes at me. I always spot ways in which business activities can be tweaked so clients […]Continue reading
This excellent article says that engaged employees can increase your revenues and profits over 200 percent. Not exactly sure where that figure comes from but in summary, here are a few of the highlights of what can be done to drive devotion.Humans make relationships harder than they need to be. At our very core, we crave […]Continue reading
Fred Hood – Owner/MDMcNally & Thompson (Electrical Contractors) We were of course delighted that one of our clients, Fred from specialist electrical contractors, McNally & Thompson picked up the SME award at this month’s Constructing Excellence (North East) Awards.The company continues to go from strength to strength and we are delighted to help contribute to […]Continue reading
I make no apologies for the image used here – used rather creatively I think to highlight a point that one size does not fit all!I read a lot. Every week there is another book out promoting the latest idea (fad?) around leadership and management. Pimping the “we have THE ONE secret way to ensure […]Continue reading
First one in, last one out.
When you’re heading up a department or leading a team, your days might be all about the job. Working long hours may lead to good results for a project or the business. It could also encourage your staff to do the same, which may boost your office’s productivity. That’s all well and good, except you still have your personal life to lead, don’t you?Continue reading
A novel way to approach leadership.Some people love this video and the narration from music and creativity entrepreneur Derek Sivers, seeing it as providing many leadership tips we could take on board.Other commentaries pull it apart as a shocking way to view leadership.It’s a good job we all don’t agree on everything, life would be […]Continue reading