Any group of people who wants to achieve anything has need of a leader. And anyone can be that leader, even when they’re not the boss!
How to help managers develop themselves, rather than just rely on formal training
Intelligent professional networking can be of so much benefit, to the quality of our work, our career and reputations as managers
Monkeys are: issues, problems, tasks, queries, decisions to be made or advice needed. When you encourage employees to handle their own monkeys, they acquire new skills, initiative and ownership and you liberate time to do your own job.
Coaching by managers is probably the most effective way to build employees’ engagement and skills.
Achieving and recognising regular small wins helps your people have rich, engaged, and productive work lives.
If you do just one thing today to develop yourself as a manager, make it becoming aware of your thoughts
For our third 'Five Minutes with.....' feature, we sat down with Philippa Thomas, our founder to find out (amongst other things) what inspired her to start the company.