Today's Leader

International Stress Awareness Week – November 2nd – 6th

Stress is a real problem for both organisations and their employees. It accounts for a significant proportion of work related illness each year. Being aware of the signs of stress, some of the triggers and how to manage them...

Create impactful leaders through the process of Vision, Alignment and Execution.

There are many models of leadership. The Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® is a personalised learning experience that connects unique leadership styles to real-world demands. With one unified model of leadership – Vision, Alignment and Execution – it helps leaders...

Learning at Work Week

Learning at Work Week 2020 takes place from 5th – 11th October on the theme ‘Learning Journeys. As a leader, what are you doing to promote learning journeys in your workplace? What did you last learn?  Was it planned or...

National Hygiene Week 14 – 20 September 2020

With so much focus on hand sanitisation and the wearing of face coverings and your priority of creating and maintaining a Covid-19 secure working environment, have you taken the time to think about food safety? Where are your employees storing...

The benefits of online learning.

One of the benefits of lockdown, where employees have worked from home, has been the reduction in the amount of time that employees have spent travelling when commuting to and from work. Many employees have established a place at...

Develop the emotional intelligence necessary to support a thriving agile culture.

Leaders want their staff and colleagues to be the best they can be. An emotionally intelligent workforce can support your thriving agile culture. Now, more than ever, leaders need a workforce that is agile, able to flex and stretch to...

Your Position in the Marketplace: What makes you different?

Everyone who has ever read a book or blog about sales and marketing, tried to break into a new industry, or really heard anything about the best way to run a business will have heard about the importance of...

Taking up your first directorship?

From the moment you become a director, you are no longer responsible just for your own actions, performance and responsibilities, but for those of everyone in your company or corporation In fact you become legally responsible for, and to, many...

Why Time Management is Critically Important

Time is limited: it doesn’t last for ever. We need to make the best use of it we can Whether we’re thinking about the amount of time we have left on Earth, how we’re going to spend the weekend, or how...

Improving your leadership through humour

Today, interpersonal skills are critical to our personal and professional success. In the workplace, we are increasingly encouraged to improve our capacity to handle relationships judiciously and empathetically. Organisational humour can create positive energy within a company and help improve...

Managing Growth

You started your business a few years ago, it’s going well, you’re paying yourself a decent salary but what now? Do you want your business to remain all about you or do you want it to grow? Are you turning...

What is management?

What, exactly, do we mean by management? Different textbooks and management gurus give different definitions. Many are along the lines of ‘achieving desired goals through planning, organising, directing and controlling’. A shorter – and perhaps better – definition is...

The Art of Negotiation

Whether you voted Leave or Remain, you were probably bewildered by the Government’s excruciating attempts to negotiate a withdrawal agreement with the EU. Few of us are involved in negotiations of such importance and complexity, but we’re all involved in...