Archives February 2015

27
Feb

The Absent Leader – Defining Solutions

The story so far… Ken has a problem. His MD wants a report on an important project urgently. He has no idea how it’s going and, to make matters worse, the HR manager tells him she wants to speak to him about the way he’s treating his staff… Ken picked up the paper Jane had …

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20
Feb

Employee Wellness – Concepts

The OED provides this handy definition: ‘Well-being – the state of being comfortable, healthy or happy.’ I’d like to suggest all three are often possible. If you are considering introducing a wellness program to your organisation, you may be baffled with all the new terminology, definitions and concepts you have to get your head around. …

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18
Feb

Stress Busting at Work!

We are running a free workshop on Thursday 26th February to introduce the competences managers need to exhibit to help them to identify, reduce and prevent stress at work. All too often stress at work is caused by managers who do not recognise the impact they are having on others. This practical half-day workshop introduces the …

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16
Feb

I’m a CEO – help me raise money for charity!

Well I don’t know how I got into this one, apart from to say I probably thought it sounded like fun and didn’t give too much consideration to the content! Anyway, I have signed up to take part in ‘I’m a CEO, Get Me Out Of Here’ to help raise funds for St Nicholas Hospice …

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13
Feb

The Absent Leader – The Pressure is On

The story so far…Ken is taken aback when one of his staff, Project Manager Jane, tells him she’s unhappy at work because of his inaction. After a brief word with the HR manager, and prior to a scheduled meeting with her later in the day, he reflects on what she said. Ken felt a bit …

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6
Feb

18 Tips to Help Your Staff be Happier and More Productive

You’re a busy manager with a lot to do. It can feel like an added stress to keep your team happy. Yet an unhappy team is an unproductive team, with more sick days and high staff turnover. So how about some simple ways to keep your team happy and productive? Here they are… 1. Show …

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4
Feb

It’s #TimetoTalk

In a bid to help end mental health discrimination Time to Change are asking every employer to take five minutes on 5th February to talk about mental health. For some reason we seem to equate mental health with being unwell, but we all have mental health, some of us are in good mental health and …

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