Banter can knit teams together; shared experience and humour can go a long way to creating a strong sense of team identity and break barriers down between team members.
But it can also create barriers – in a way which erodes confidence and negatively affects motivation and productivity….
Chris Brown, coach and consultant trainer at Focal Point Training explains how talent management programmes should support both individual and organisational goals and how using a range of development and training activities leads to tangible benefits.
Managers are pivotal to how employees experience their time at work and creating a culture where people feel able to raise concerns and "speak up"...
Over a year since Weinstein, the workplace landscape has shifted... and while empowering for some, for others it is leading to confusion and concern...
Thanks to everyone who completed our survey “Weinstein a year on; what has changed?”Take a look at the results here
What business managers can learn from Southgate’s management style when it comes to tricky conversations with team members…..
Building the right brand and reputation is key in attracting talent... but how confident are you that it matches your internal culture?
His view is that this is just the way he is and shouldn’t really matter, but we wonder what might be going on underneath the “entertainer” persona.
Our article in this edition of the Institute of Leadership and Management magazine The Edge looks at how we can maximise the chances of learning from mistakes in work and that the responsibility doesn’t all lie with the person making the mistake!
Its Learning at Work Week so a great opportunity to look at the numerous ways we can develop our people at work... without it breaking the bank!