Leading in a Virtual World: Common Challenges

Posted: Aug 16, 2017

In today's world, the need to manage people at a distance is a reality for the majority of organisations. In this article, we take a look at the common challenges leaders face in leading from a distance.

4 Ways to Harness Conflict at Work

Posted: Nov 22, 2017

The thought of conflict at work will often make people feel uncomfortable. The very word 'conflict' can be taken as a negative and something to steer clear of. In this article, we suggest you should be engaging with conflict and share 4 ways to do just that.

Using The Environment To Shape Behaviour

Posted: Feb 21, 2018

There is a famous clip on YouTube, with over 22 million views, showing a staircase of workable piano keys being installed at a subway station in Stockholm, to encourage the use of stairs. This set us wondering...how are you shaping the environment in order to 'nudge' behaviour in your organisation?

Developing Your Culture In A Virtual World

Posted: Jul 21, 2020

Nurturing and developing your culture has never been so important. As leaders, despite the uncertainty of current markets, we mustn’t lose sight of this. In this article, you will find ideas to help you develop and nurture a culture in an ever-increasingly virtual workplace.

The Tuckman Model of Team Formation

Posted: Aug 24, 2020

Building a high-performing team takes time, patience, and professionalism. In this article, we’ll look at how you can use the Tuckman model to move your team through each stage of formation and build a highly-productive team.

4 Simple Tips To Improve Your Delegation Skills

Posted: Oct 26, 2020

Delegation is one of the hardest skills for any new manager to learn. The need to hold on to the jobs we used to do is so strong, it almost always outweighs the clear benefits that delegation brings to a new manager. This article gives 4 simple tips for improving your delegation skills.

Home Working Is No Longer A Perk!

Posted: Nov 06, 2020

Let’s face it, working from home had largely been viewed as a work benefit by many, up until the COVID19 outbreak forced us all to reframe. So how do we keep people engaged whilst they're juggling home and work life? In this article, we bring you five things to help you do just that.

5 Tips For Returning to the Office

Posted: Aug 18, 2021

As we head towards autumn, many people are making plans for a return to office working, a light at the end of what has seemed a long dark tunnel and a resumption of ‘normality’. In this article, we offer a few tips to prepare the team to transition into the office for leaders everywhere.

The Secret to Creating and Maintaining Amazing Remote Teams

Posted: Oct 27, 2021

In the past eighteen months, companies have been forced to give people more flexibility in where they work. In the midst of this crisis, it may have seemed like a temporary change. However, companies are now preparing for a future that includes remote working. In this article, learn informal and formal techniques to help you build and maintaing high preforming team work.