How to make progress towards scary goals

How to make progress towards scary goals

During your leadership career, you’re going to face some daunting challenges. You’ll need to know how to make progress, even in the face of scary goals. You might be trying to dramatically change the way your team works, implement a new computer system, or trying to achieve significant personal development goals. Whatever it is, sometimes […]

21 types of employees and how to lead them

21 types of employees and how to lead them

There are many and varied types of employees. They all require slightly different approaches when you’re leading them. People are complex, and therefore a one-size fits all approach will never work. You may need to adapt your leadership style to cater for the different types of employees. In this post I’ll discuss how to approach […]

Is your team working hard enough?

Is your team working hard enough?

Some jobs simply aren’t designed for leaving work on time. Many jobs involve working long hours. It’s pretty easy to find stories of people who suffer career burn out and switch to something less stressful. I’ve worked in a few roles which encouraged long hours. I have also worked in smaller companies where leaving work on time is […]

Why leaders need to understand workplace behaviour

Why leaders need to understand workplace behaviour

Understanding workplace behaviour is an important leadership skill. It is easy to judge people’s behaviour without thinking about the deeper causes that might be driving it. Failing to understand workplace behaviour causes misconceptions If you judge others in a shallow manner, it can often seem as if they are being unreasonable, illogical or stupid. Unfortunately, it’s […]