Archive for the ‘Leadership and Management’ category

Meteorological Motorbiking

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September 10th, 2019

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Try this. Stand up, relax your shoulders and take in a deep breath.  Hold it for a second and then let the air out slowly through loosely closed lips.  While doing that, hum a single continuous tone.  If you’re doing it right your lips should vibrate as the air passes between them.  This is a […]

Shared leadership tips: how to do it right

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August 13th, 2019

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8 tips for doing shared leadership the right way If you’ve worked in more than one organisation, you’ll know how much impact different leaders can have. Efficiency, productivity, morale and retention are all affected by how leaders operate, often more significantly than other factors such as salaries. Personality has an impact, but it’s leadership style […]

What Are The Most Effective Leadership Styles? 10 Effective Leadership Styles in The Workplace

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July 1st, 2019

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There are two different concepts here: the most effective leadership style in your workplace, and the most effective leadership style for you. Who you are will have a bearing on the kind of leader you become, and how effective you are in that role. Experience, context, training, coaching, facilitation and reflection will help you to […]

Management training courses: do new managers need them, and why?

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June 20th, 2019

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If you’re a new manager reading this – congratulations! Your company has spotted your potential and believes you’re going to do a great job. But unless you’re supremely confident, you’re probably wondering when HR is going to send you on a manager training course. And if you’re in HR, you’re probably weighing up the financial […]

Mental Health in the Workplace

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May 16th, 2019

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Back in 1946 Roffey Park was set up to help those traumatised by the war years to return to and thrive in the workplace. The people helped then were suffering from a range of mental health illness including depression, anxiety and PTSD.  It was a revolutionary concept as participants were encouraged to share their experiences […]