09 / 12 / 2020
It happens all the time. An underperforming employee is about to be taken through the discipline procedure on grounds of incapability and they don’t like it. Rather than showing a degree of accountability and accepting that things need to change, frequently they submit a lengthy grievance all about how the manager is showing a lack of respect.
02 / 12 / 2020
I’ve done a few favours for people recently. Some of them thanked me, more of them didn’t. It’s interesting how few people express gratitude, even when you’ve helped them out of a hole. Thanking people for their contribution to your business is not just courteous and appropriate, it can also have a remarkable impact.
25 / 11 / 2020
In recent times Home Secretaries (both Conservative and Labour) have observed that the civil servants in their department have been on a frolic of their own and in many cases they have been bent on adhering to their own agenda and not that of the elected government.
18 / 11 / 2020
We’re close to getting a vaccine against Covid-19. Just think. A quick jab and we’ll all be far less at risk. What can you do to help ensure the maximum staff take-up? Here are five steps you can take.