I want to talk about #everydaypowerlessness at work – the things which, on the surface, might simply seem annoying or frustrating and even trivial – but can, over time, erode your confidence, your self- belief and your ability to do great work.
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I have to say I am sometimes a bit cynical about corporate values (there, I said it!). Not because they are not good things to have – in theory they are – but because so often they are words created to sound good, written by the senior team, a ‘project group’ or a bunch of… Read more »
As always I’m taking a break from writing new blogs in August to recharge my batteries (I try to practise what I preach) so over this month I will be sharing four of this year’s most popular blog posts with you. If you haven’t read them yet….here’s your chance! This week it’s:
As always I’m taking a break from writing new blogs in August to recharge my batteries (I try to practise what I preach) so over this month I will be sharing four of this year’s most popular blog posts with you. If you haven’t read them yet….here’s your chance! This week it’s: Tricky Workplace Conversations
There’s been a bit of a theme in the team coaching and 1-1 work I’ve been doing this last couple of months and I wanted to share it with you. It’s this – we say we want people to contribute, to share ideas, to challenge our thinking – and yet we do just about everything… Read more »
Last week I wrote about the importance of building a firm foundation when you lead or join a new team. This is not a ‘one off’ exercise but it doesn’t have to mean you spend days and days off-site unless you choose to.
This phrase has been with me a lot this week for a variety of reasons and as a result of numerous conversations. There’s definitely been a theme emerging! You teach others how to treat you.
Last week I spoke to a manager who had moved jobs and taken on a new team. In his first week, he was already worrying about what his team expected of him. ‘They are working well, so I want to help them but without telling them what to do’. ‘I am not sure what they… Read more »
Before we get into this week’s topic a reminder of the webinar taking place on Tuesday 24th May on the subject of Personality and Reputation. Contact email@example.com for details. Over the last couple of weeks we’ve got ‘under the skin’ of trust and trustworthiness and started to take a look at ‘trust on the team table’.
Over the next couple of weeks I’m building on the topic of Team Resilience and the 6 Characteristics of Resilient Teams. Last week we introduced the topic of Trust – because in my experience a resilient team has a high level of trust for each other. It’s one of the things that keeps them resilient in tough times…. Read more »