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In my experience when first asked the question about levels of trust and openness within a team, people can feel awkward about saying what they really believe. This results in an over estimation of how good things really are. So how can you become more informed?
Prompted by a recent lecture I gave at a London university I have been focusing on a subject that comes up consistently when working with people across a range of different settings. That subject is resilience.
In a tough business market there are always likely to be winners and losers. Running a successful and profitable business involves having clear strategies. Successful operators have common approaches and behaviours to the way they operate.
14 people connected to Dimensions UK took on the 3-peak challenge, all supporting and being supported by each other no matter the experience or disability.
If you have been involved in leadership in any capacity you will be aware of that old chestnut “Leadership….nature or nurture?” Do we think that leaders are born, or do we think that leaders are/can be created? Will we ever agree on a definitive answer?
By David Sandell, Creative Director & Joint MD Triad Limited. Charisma isn’t always enough. I often wonder if I had trusted my instincts at an earlier age, whether I might have achieved more in life. I’ve always considered myself slightly introvert, which may surprise some that know me. Being introverted may well have held back… Read More ›
By Damian, Effective Challenge As a line manager it can be very easy to talk about a member of your team needing to “get out of their comfort zone”. I believe this phrase is overused as it doesn’t suggest what really needs to happen. It can also put people into a defensive frame of mind… Read More ›
My name is Nick Evans, I am a graduate on the Charityworks programme as part of the 2014/2015 cohort. The idea of the programme is to mould the future leaders of the third sector through structured learning and development. Leadership remains a vague concept, it has no hard and fast rules and a good leader… Read More ›
By Damien, Effective Challenge More and more challenges come our way competing for the precious 168 hours we have each week. It’s important that we take responsibility and work at striking a balance to achieve more of the right things. Here’s 7 things to get you started. Get a longer-term vision Having a view on… Read More ›