A day in November 2001 will always be part of my memory. I was sat in the induction session of my first ever job as a PA and Administrator for a small team. During the mid-morning break I was chatting to one of the other attendees and was asked a question - "what do I want to… Continue reading Quick Test: Leader vs. Manager, Which Are You?
This is the third book in my countdown of my top 5 books around leadership, personal development, and self discovery. Find out what was first and second in my list. — What's the book about? Book 1 - "Are you over-extended, over-distracted, and overwhelmed? Do you work at a breakneck pace all day, only to… Continue reading Book 3 – The 3 Volumes to help you make ideas happen by 99U
This is the second book in my countdown of my top 5 books around leadership, personal development, and self discovery. This book is quite simply a practical handbook for individuals, teams and organisations to help them develop both individually and as a collective. This is something that I promise you will refer to over and over again.
One of the things I have always had a huge interest in is an organisation's culture and how it impacts on an organisation, on teams and on individuals. During my career I've worked in many teams - some of these teams have been formal, recognised teams. Others have been project teams. Some have been virtual teams.… Continue reading How do you change the different sub-cultures of several different teams at the same time?
One of the key roles for any leader or manager, and I would add, any employee, is learning to understand how to create the right environment to motivate employees. This brilliant infographic from http://www.business-management-degree.net/motivate-employees/ will help all:
After working hard to understand myself better, to understand my team better, and to begin our transformation towards becoming a 'great team', my plan of action was starting to making a difference.After a few months I was starting to see a difference in team morale, in the completion of tasks, in communication and engagement across… Continue reading Who am I?