I have in the past found it difficult to challenge myself on a public scale. However having started my own business just 6 months ago, I have found myself more and more used to be being open and vulnerable to failure with the aim of great success. Continue reading “Completing the challenge“
Let’s face it, we’re all doing more sometimes with less. Workloads can be heavy and many employers may feel their staff don’t have capacity to take full days off for training. Continue reading “4 ways to train staff outside of the classroom“
Recently a client called me for a catch up and some advice on a situation they have with an employee. I regularly talk to businesses about the risks and costs of terminating contracts and following disciplinary processes. I’ll cover a few in this Q&A.
“If I have an employee with under 2 years service I can just dismiss without risk, right?”
Training in organisations can be seen as an expensive add-on to an already high overhead bill. When times are tough it is often the first budget to go and regularly there isn’t enough money to go around for everyone. Continue reading “6 benefits of training your employees“
As discussed in my article on 4 Top Tips to giving good feedback, giving and receiving feedback can be difficult. The opportunity to learn and develop as either the person giving or receiving feedback is great, however it is easy to get it very wrong and impact on not only the morale of the individual but also the relationship you have with them.
Having addressed the cost of workplace bullying in a previous article, here are some top tips on approaches to tackling unwanted behaviour in the workplace.
Unless you have been living under a rock recently you will have noticed that the Euro 2016 football tournament is currently taking place.
Between betting on the scores, debates over the team selection and discussion of the violence that has been widely shown, there competition is causing many a debate. But how have you chosen to manage the actual games in your office? Continue reading “Back in 90 minutes? 4 Ways to manage Euro 2016 in the office“
You would be forgiven for thinking that bullying in the workplace is a thing of the past, sooo 1990’s. Even though we have laws protecting employees from detrimental or discriminatory treatment, and with all the external hatred we have to deal with, it still exists.