Is Employee Wellbeing the Real Failure of Your Business?

It is becoming clear that there are three key objectives to focus on when running a business: To do whatever you do and make a profit To market whatever it is you do, so that you gain and retain clien...

Why First Impressions Really Do Count for Your New Recruits

I’m sure we all have a story about that great candidate we hired who didn’t quite turn out as well as we’d hoped, or that great employee we hired who left after a few short months, however I wonder wh...

Wellbeing – Why it Matters

Like many business leaders, I fill my days with activity related to planning, measuring, motivating, discussing, analysing and generally thinking about our business, the people within it and where we ...

4 Steps to Building a Team of A Players

What do you think of when you hear the term ‘A player’? Someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty, someone you know you can depend on in a crisis, someone other team members turn to when they...

So, You Think You Have the Perfect Office Environment?

We all know the lifeblood of every business is its team, with this one invaluable asset directly influencing the ultimate success of the company as a whole. Streamlining your operations is a matter of...

5 Essential Strategies To Increase Your Return on People

Did you know that 84% of businesses rank a C, D, or F on the newly released 2015 Return On People Benchmark Report, yet many beloved brands and best-kept secrets are hitting it out of the ballpark wit...

5 Simple Steps to a Great Presentation

Giving a speech or conducting a presentation is hard for any person to do; you need to engage with your audience and make them forget that they are learning. Do not misunderstand; you should be aiming...

5 Ways You Can Make The Change To A High Performance Culture

Studies show that the corporate culture of your business has a direct, measurable impact on performance. A survey of 90,000 people showed that while 20% absolutely loved where they worked, 40% of thos...

Why Leaders Need to Learn to Speak in Outcomes, Not Activities

Today's most successful business leaders and managers exercise their leadership in such a way that their people are held accountable whilst being empowered to make decisions, share information and try...

How Your Body Language Can Affect Your Business Success

  Non-verbal communication really is a key contributor to a successful career in business. Have you ever considered how the way that you use your hands, or the openness of your body and the subtleties...