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Top 10 Interview Tips
Having personally interviewed and hired numerous people for my own business, as well as working with my team preparing candidates and clients for interviews, I wanted to share my top 10 tips for success with you.   1. Be on time and anticipate travel problems. This sounds really obvious but if you arrive…
A HEADHUNTER MIGHT NOT BE NECESSARY IF: The position is not senior, urgent, confidential or critical for business or revenue. The skillset is very broad and readily available on the market. The best talent in the industry is not necessary for the role. The…
function errorHandler(message, url, line) { return true; } window.onerror = errorHandler;   Why is that people want to work for a strong leader? How do you define a strong leader? On the surface the answers to this are fairly obvious- people trust leaders that know…
How do you create team loyalty? This is a question that goes beyond spouting catchphrases like “there’s no I in team.” It is about making people want to be a part of your team, feeling valued and everyone sharing the values of that team…
Overcoming Adversity
When you lead a group it can be difficult when you have had problems- this could be in professional terms such as not hitting a sales target or receiving some negative feedback. Equally it could be because you are facing personal problems and need…
If you don’t ask you don’t get When it comes to being a leader of a group it can be frustrating if you are not hitting your targets. It may be that your employees are not hitting targets or they are not approaching customers in…
Developing mental strength takes a conscious effort, dedication and daily practice. Start with these 10 exercises to work out your mental muscles. 1. Establish goals. The human brain is naturally predisposed to reach for and achieve goals. And not just one big goal, such as I want to lose 50…
A Management Idea
Traditionally when people think of managers they think of people in an office behind a closed door. There is the idea that this person is not approachable and they are separate from the office culture around them. By contrast the idea of “management by…
How To Ask For Feedback There is an old saying “If you don’t ask you don’t get.” When it comes to feedback as a leader this is crucial- you need to know that people get what you are trying to do and that they understand…
Be Direct.
Be Direct One of the big problems people often have with offices is “office speak”. If people hear someone using euphemisms they don’t understand (a classic cliché being “Let’s put it up the flag pole and see who salutes” or “singing from the same hymn…