Archives April 2015

17
Apr

I’m a CEO – Help St Nicholas Hospice Keep Running

Today is the most bizzare day I have had this year, I spent it on a farm  in Bury St Edmunds getting involved in all sorts of challenges with six other MDs/CEOs. The day started when we arrived at St Nicholas Hospice. We were met by ‘Ant and Dec’ AKA Jordan and Simon from St Nicholas …

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10
Apr

The Effects Of Conflict At Work And How To Prevent It

New research by CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development has identified conflict at work as a major cause of stress amongst employees. The report Getting Under the Skin of Workplace Conflict found that one in three UK employees have experienced some sort of conflict during the previous year. Of these 29% experienced …

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10
Apr

The Absent Leader – Agreeing to Improve

The story so far… Ken has to write an urgent report on an important project for his MD. Due to his neglectful leadership style his key project worker has been signed off sick for two weeks. He has replaced her temporarily but still needs to speak to Miranda, her lazy colleague, who was also part …

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3
Apr

The Absent Leader – Preparing a Difficult Conversation

The story so far…. Ken was in trouble, he had to get an urgent report to his MD in three days and had lost his key member of staff, Jane. He’d assigned someone to stand in for her, but needed to speak to Miranda, Jane’s under-performing colleague and get her back on track. Ken started reading …

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