One of the most difficult tasks for a manager is to ensure that their employees are performing to a high standard and that instances of stress, underperformance, absence and bullying in the workplace are dealt with correctly. Our one-day performance management training course is ideal
It is relatively easy to establish rapport with someone who is like you, but to build rapport with someone who has a different personality to yourself can be much more difficult. Learn how to connect with members of your team and enhance your communication and
Whether you’re moving into your first management role or have years of experience managing a team, it’s important to remember that you are always learning and developing your own skills as well as ensuring your team members grow too. Here at the Centre,
By Dr Michael Cassop Thompson. It is probable that, like me, you may prefer work when things are challenging, enjoyable and fun. Strategy, the bane of many a leader or managers life, can also be fun if you are adequately equipped to
By Chris Powell. That’s a few hours of my life I will never get back. Yes, I did enjoy the canapes and the bubbles, but what have I learnt. Alas, it’s a question I have to ask myself all too often.
Guest blog from the Equality Academy. At the Equality Academy, we see the challenge of Brexit as a situation demanding bold, inspired and inclusive leadership. Here’s our ten point ‘manifesto’ to help you be an inclusive leader in the wake of Brexit: 1.
By Hilary Carty. There’s a great buzz in leadership circles about ‘authenticity’ – a further pinnacle towards which leaders can strive. We instinctively appreciate authenticity – when that distinctive chime of integrity and honesty ring out loud and clear. But how do we achieve
By Susan Croft. Hiring new staff is an expensive process and it’s critical to get it right. Often candidates complain that their interviews were poorly handled in terms of the questions asked, the information given and the general attitude of the interviewer
By Hilary Reen. What does VUCA stand for? You may have heard the term VUCA used recently. It stands for:Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and AmbiguousA few words that describe the business world we live in and the issues we may be currently facing