Yes I’d like to know how to make the most of life. It’s the only one I’ve got after all. So, do I a) go out and make the most of any situation, come what may or b) do my best to avoid making mistakes or get caught out?
Leadership quotes by famous people are usually about the qualities it takes to be a good leader. But every quote is slightly different; each summarizes a distinctive leadership quality or trait, perhaps the quality that resonated most with the person who stated it.
Building quotes into your everyday team talk can mean the difference between your words being heard as, “blah, blah, blah,” or landing like little golden nuggets of wisdom in the appreciative ears of your listeners.
Vision without action is a dream. So said Joel Barker in the late 70s and 80s, when he introduced the corporate world to the paradigm shift. A paradigm shift is a radical change, more metamorphosis than evolution, of thinking. This was an extension of Thomas Kuhns The Structure of Scientific Revolution, popularized in the 60s. The printing press or more recently the internet, are examples of paradigm shifts – radical, irreversible changes in the way things work on a mass scale.
Learn how to video conference with these 8 web video conferencing tips to turn you from novice to natural in no time. I regularly use web video conferencing to keep in touch with people for both work and home life, and here are my 8 best tips.
Never, Never, Never Give Up said Winston Churchill, UK prime minister, after heavy Blitz bombing in World War II. We know in our bones that perseverance, persistence and determination are solid character strengths. But when the pressure is on, why do some dig deep and others buckle under the strain?
Why bother doing an employee satisfaction survey? Surely only out of touch managers don’t know what their team is thinking and feeling? Like many corporate tools, team “climate” surveys can be used for the greater good or can be a tick-the-box, aren’t I a fabby manager waste of effort. Here’s how to create your own employee satisfaction survey and get meaningful, actionable feedback from your work-mates.
Are you afraid that using Dr Martin Seligman’s authentic happiness tests at work might get you laughed out of the board-room? Fear not! Let me explain how Seligman’s signature strengths questionnaire built self awareness and understanding in my tiny team.
A little mischief and nonsense can be the most powerful group team building activity. Introduce a Friday Frolic at your work with these 3 fun team building activities.
A successful workplace conflict management strategy will reduce hostility and aggressiveness at work. Learn how to improve your conflict management skills, with this conflict management article.