Support your middle managers

Support your middle managers

The lynch pin of any organisation is their Middle Managers – they are the unsung heroes who try to implement dictates from above to some colleagues who are unhappy/change resistant/fearful, whilst motivating them to do the job more efficiently in an “agile” and more...
How to be more assertive at work

How to be more assertive at work

Do you always make yourself heard at work? Are you always able to express yourself clearly and openly? Or do you hold back? Say ‘yes’, when you mean ‘no’? Put on a ‘work personality’ different to that which you display in your private life? In asking people which...
You’re fired: Facebook and Twitter usage

You’re fired: Facebook and Twitter usage

Most organisations recognise that all forms of technology present risks in the workplace and some form of guidance is necessary to protect the interests of company, employees and third parties associated with the organization. Social media is a case in point. In the...
Winston Churchill: A lesson in leadership?

Winston Churchill: A lesson in leadership?

Saturday January 24 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill. The former British Prime Minister will be honoured by a “major international celebration” through several major events, including a remembrance service and a ‘warts and all’ website...
Inspiring a high performance culture

Inspiring a high performance culture

High performance culture. What does it mean to you? For me, it’s hard to define using logic, it’s something that you feel. You know you have it when you feel part of something bigger than yourself, and most importantly, that ‘something’ is...