Culture Blog Posts


 

The Coaching Habit Summary

Quick Summary A team member comes to you with a problem and you give them a solution.  And you wonder why your day consists of constant interruptions from your team looking for help.  The Coaching Habit. Say Less, Ask More & Change The Way You Will Lead Forever by...

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How To Stop Your Employee Looking For A New Job

Have your team returned to work with enthusiasm and vigour?  Or have they come back with a new year’s resolution and a freshly updated resumé?  How do you stop your employee looking for a new job? ‘So how’s the job going?’ asks Joe’s aunt over drinks two days before...

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Help! My New Hire Broke My Team

Your team has been ticking over just fine.  In fact, it’s got to a point where you don’t worry about the people stuff anymore. And then you hire a new member of staff. You thought you’d got it right.  You made the introductions.  Heck, you even took them out for...

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How Good Is Your New Hire?

In my working life, I have had some moments of pure, unexpected luck.  And those moments have, without doubt, made me look a lot smarter than I actually am.  Thank you Lady Luck!  Please drop by again soon. So my interest was piqued when I was listening to Professor...

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Why Core Values Can Kill Employee Engagement

Sarah walks out of a meeting with her customer.  She has worked hard to build that relationship based on trust and honesty.  But she has just had to lie to them, because she had to follow the company line.  She sits back at her desk, and the company core values dance...

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How To Manage A Virtual Team (10 Lessons Learnt)

Leading a virtual team is a little like dancing with your eyes shut. You can’t see what is going on so there is a higher risk of you treading on someone’s toe. You can think you are in an amazing group rendition of the Macarena, when actually everyone else has sloped...

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Introducing ‘An Interview With’ series

How do you maintain a culture that really works when the company is growing significantly and has offices in different countries?  According to Paul Yarwood, it is about having non-negotiable core values.  And even if you are incredibly good at what you do, but don’t...

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Recommended Read of the Week

Why Candidates Aren't Applying To Your Jobs by Vivian Giang for LinkedIn Talent Solutions. You really need to fill that post.   It's getting really urgent now but no one is applying.  How can that be? Well, Vivian Giang highlights three really critical reasons in her...

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Recommended Podcast of the Week

Amazing Workplace (no. 10) : Design Your Company To Attract A-Players with Lena Requist How many times have you delegated an important project only to feel like you are having to babysit your team member to get it done right?  You may have despaired that ' they just...

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