"Procrastination isn’t a unique character flaw or a mysterious curse on your ability to manage time, but a way of coping with challenging emotions and negative moods induced by certain tasks — boredom, anxiety, insecurity, frustration, resentment, self-doubt and beyond."Read More
One of my new habits this year has been to read more. I decided to pull back on social media, mainly due to the effects it appears to have on mental health. I must confirm, I do feel better for less screen time and have been able to spend the 'newfound time' on reading books. Maybe it's just the superior virtuousness that I feel for getting through a book a week that has created my sense of well being rather than the lack of gossip??? Whatever the case... I was recently devouring a book on habits.Read More
When you hire staff (especially Millennial’s), ensure they have at least 70% of the skills needed for the job, with a desire and attitude to acquire the last 30% (the actual job, not the advertisement). That will give you scope for them to stay in the role longer, that will give them growth and engagement by being challenged which gives them a connection to the job.Read More
I have always maintained that relationships are the heart of business; that human connection within the workplace is central to not only a great work culture but essential for the future of the workplace. It seems now there is more and more data to back me up!Read More
Have you set up your plans for this financial year?
Have you set your company some goals, revenue targets, department budgets and considered the tracking of the company against your longer term targets?
Most importantly… have you done all of this in consultation with your team, your people, your employees?Read More