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Leadership in the “new normal”

  The success of a team relies on its leader being able to effectively delegate and give clear direction. The most successful business leaders are those who have mastered the art of direction. Their communication skills tend to be top-notch and they are effective...

Transform your constructive feedback into feedforward

People can respond negatively to constructive feedback – so feedforward instead. When we provide feedback to an employee, we share information in terms of how they are currently performing. When negative feedback is given, the individual can respond defensively....

How to create an effective reward strategy for your staff

  In the current challenging trading environment, many firms are asking more and more of their team. As such, having an effective reward strategy has never been more important. COVID-19 has tested every business and challenged all of us to come up with new ways...

How to onboard new employees, remotely.

  Onboarding new team members can be difficult and time consuming at the best of times. Now businesses are learning how to onboard remote employees during lockdown and social distancing. The key to successfully integrating new team members who are working...

Are you a humble manager?

  Various studies have shown that humble managers listen more effectively and inspire good teamwork. At a managerial level, traits associated with humility such as asking for feedback and focusing on employee needs tend to result in higher levels of engagement...