September 27, 2019

The gig economy, where workers are independent contractors with flexible arrangements, offers great benefits to both sides. It gives startups, as well as established businesses the opportunity to tap into a pool of talent as and when required, outsource certain tasks a...

August 23, 2019

According to a recent research by Harvard Business School, companies that allow their employees to decide where and when they want to work increase productivity, reduce staff turnover and cost. Prior research focused on the productivity effects of working from home, bu...

August 5, 2019

The shift from doing to leading is one of the most difficult transitions for new leaders. The meaning of the word delegate is to entrust or to assign responsibility – it’s about empowering the other person to do something however, leaders often confuse delegation with...

July 18, 2019

High performing teams are not afraid to disagree. Disagreements at work are healthy and inevitable, as constant change requires a constant debate. Conflict should not be seen as a source of stress, but as an opportunity for growth and strong working relationships, yet...

July 10, 2019

At some point in their career, every manager will face a team member with decreased motivation levels and it can be very frustrating to see people being disengaged from their work and unproductive, often spreading the negativity amongst their fellow team members. Motiv...

June 28, 2019

Change is not easy. Effective change management requires deep understanding of how individual attitudes and perceptions affect people’s responses to change, utilising techniques to reduce resistance and creating an environment in which people respond positively to chan...

May 16, 2019

According to the Mental Health At Work Report, 60% of employees in the UK have experienced mental health issues due to work or where work was a related factor, and 31% have been formally diagnosed with a mental health issue. However, only 24% of managers have received...

May 10, 2019

In today’s innovation driven economy, ideas are valuable assets. Research suggests that creativity is one of the top leadership competencies, and those who have creative ideas, recognise good ideas and are open to them, are better leaders. Yet, according to a recent Pw...

April 29, 2019

Great leaders are great learners. It’s their constant drive to improve that sets them aside from others. Providing feedback is one of the most critical management tasks, however it often gets pushed down on managers’ to do lists and the conversation only happens during...

April 23, 2019

Sometimes, at the end of a busy day it’s really hard to figure out where the time went. In fact, according to Gallup’s research, 80% of people don’t have the time to do what they want to get done each day. Time poor people experience higher levels of anxiety and stress...

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