Leadership Blogs

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…
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…
As a leader focusing on the positives can be difficult. This can be from a personal perspective- if you have had a stressful week it is not always easy to hide this. Equally persuading your team to maintain a positive attitude and to keep…
People often talk about “thinking outside the box” or “the need for innovation.” In some cases this can be achieved by a group that is allowed to think for themselves, in other instances an individual can come up with an idea everyone else didn’t…
Know Your Team
If you are the leader of a team then people are going to come to you. They will expect you to make decisions on their behalf and the chances are they will come to you if they have any problems. In order to get…
  Wonder Woman has proven to be a big hit at the box office and is now on course to be the highest grossing film by a female director and the highest grossing DC Extended Universe (DCEU) film. On top of this it also scored…
Communication is something we do every day- however it is fair to say some people are more natural at it than others. Then again even the most confident of people may not always be aware of the messages they send out so it is…