5 things to get working parents through lockdown V3.0

5 things to get working parents through lockdown V3.0

What a week! Schools are doing the hokey cokey. They’re in, they’re out, just waiting for orders to shake it all about. Everyone is back at home, needing a piece of you — the pressure to be everything to everyone and fulfil your professional obligations is...
What are the new challenges facing leadership teams?

What are the new challenges facing leadership teams?

In March 2020 the UK came to a halt, leaving businesses adjusting their usual way of working to a virtual world of back to back meetings. The “new normal” quickly became a ritual of zoom links, passwords, camera on/off, “am I on mute” meetings and...
How to tell if your organisation has a “silo mentality” problem

How to tell if your organisation has a “silo mentality” problem

What is a “silo mentality”? The term “silo” is a business buzzword that has been thrown around for a number of years. But what does it actually mean and why should you care?   The dictionary definition and the original meaning of silo has agricultural roots....
How to Deal with Game Playing at Work

How to Deal with Game Playing at Work

Even as a leader you can be affected by game playing in the office. It could be a team leader or a boss who is undermining you or taking credit for your work.  If you are the victim of game playing in the office, you may be feeling stressed and distressed. The...
Why team building is a waste of money

Why team building is a waste of money

Expensive team building activities can be a complete waste of money because they don’t address the real problems teams face. A lovely day out of the office participating in things such as a cooking class, bowling or building a raft provides a short-term bonding...
How do I escape the perpetual cycle of fire fighting at work?

How do I escape the perpetual cycle of fire fighting at work?

All too often, corporate culture perpetuates a cycle of burnout amongst its leaders, which leads to the inevitable consequence of fire fighting. This is when an individual deals with unexpected problems using temporary solutions, instead of spending time and effort to...

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