Are You Making These 5 Major People Management Mistakes?

If there’s one thing that all successful business leaders and entrepreneurs know, it’s that making mistakes can be a hugely positive learning experience.

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Why?

Well, a wise man once said that our mistakes guide us towards perfection, as we get opportunities to learn from our mistakes and do things better next time.

The thing is, if you’re a manager or leader responsible for motivating and mobilising a team of employees or executives, you may not actually be able to afford to keep making management mistakes – especially when never-ending staff turnover and disillusioned employees are the result. …

5 Ways That The Unhappy Worker Destroys Your Bottom Line

A month or so ago I wrote about some of the results of keeping your employees happy and motivated.

In this post I want to explore why it’s just as important for you as a manager to do everything in your power to keep your people from slipping into the abyss of workplace disengagement and demotivation.

Are We Witnessing The Death of the CV for Recruiting Top Talent?

As the economy bites harder, and as the job market experiences the full effects right across the UK and Europe, the competition for vacant positions has inevitably increased dramatically.

This also means that your hiring managers have to trawl through many more CVs to find the finest talent in your industry!

7 Questions That Every People Manager Should Have the Answer To

Employees and customers may often think otherwise, but it’s not the job of a manager to know everything about his/her organisation or industry.

Most managers have enough on their plates already, without the added pressure of having to make sure that they have every answer to every question that an employee, customer or consultant might throw at them. …

How Safe Is Your Workforce From The Shadow Of Stress?

Workplace stress isn’t easy to define, but we all know what it feels like when it happens.

Fatigue, anxiety, lack of focus and feelings of hopelessness and despair are all common when suffering from work-related stress, not to mention the migraines, stomach problems and physical symptoms which often accompany stress and increased levels of tension at work. …

Why Bother Using A Behavioural Assessment For Your Business Anyway?

The driving force behind workplace behaviour is hard to decipher, even for the most empathic of people. We humans often struggle with seeing things from other people’s perspectives. This is why so much of a manager’s time is wasted on trying to resolve workplace conflict (some report spending up to 2 full days per week trying to resolve interpersonal conflicts in their teams).