How you can improve your leadership skills to inspire your team
There’s more to being a leader than simply getting promoted. A good leader commands respect not because they’re in a position of authority, but because of their professional and interpersonal skills. A good leader inspires others to follow and aspire to do their best. However, many managers, particularly young or new managers, struggle to establish themselves in this position.
How can you earn the respect of your subordinates and establish natural authority when you take on a leadership position?
The connection between respect and […]
Ten ways to get the most out of team building programmes for your staff
Be honest. When someone mentions team building, do you inwardly roll your eyes? Feel yourself filling with dread? Picture someone doing a Ricky Gervais impression of the worst boss ever?
If you think team building is a waste of time, you’re not doing it right. In fact, investing in team building is one of the most important aspects of building a successful business. Done properly, team building increases engagement, creates a positive corporate culture and improves your bottom line. In addition, it develops […]
Inspirational ideas for making your company summer party deliver genuine impact
Summer’s well and truly here. This year, the weather’s magnificent, making it the perfect time to host a corporate summer event that really delivers. Forget about an employee family picnic or buffet. Now’s the time to plan an event that really shows your workforce just how important they are. What’s more, it takes surprisingly little planning to put on an event that has genuine meaning for your team and inspires them to greater heights in the months to come.
So, if you want […]
Why Your Business Needs To Get Involved In Its Community
Modern consumers aren’t satisfied with simply buying a product or service. These days, they like to know that the companies they choose to deal with aren’t just providing them with quality goods; they like to be reassured that they’re giving their money to an ethical business, one that makes a social contribution with a Corporate Social Responsibility programme (CSR).
Traditionally, many companies have interpreted this as little more than a PR exercise in saying what people want to hear, leading some to become cynical about […]