It is World Values Day and we look at the pitfall that many organisations are falling into – having a set of values that do not match those of their employees… and what to do to ensure the two are aligned…
Category Archives: Management & leadership development
We take a look at why the huge increase in organisations using tattleware – surveillance methods to track employee activity – should be concerning and why it should never be a substitute for good people management…
Focal Point is awarded first Institute of Leadership and Management approved programme. We are delighted that we have met the high standards laid out by the Institute to gain approval and are excited about being able to offer leadership programmes that have the Institute’s “kite mark” of quality.
A recent YouGov poll shows that 44% of workers say that their mental health is worse than it was last spring. So how do we ensure our managers are confident to handle conversations around mental health and wellbeing as restrictions ease?
The recent headlines about the backlash against unconscious bias training have not been helpful in advancing the creation of diverse and inclusive workplaces. Taking a joined up approach to creating a respectful inclusive environment is what is needed… just as our client Northampton Partnership Homes have done….
Burnout must now account for one of the biggest risks within organisations. It is vital there is support for everyone.
However, if you are already implementing regular virtual one to ones, have created a range of social activities on MS Teams or Zoom, engaged people in projects or volunteering beyond their usual remit, where do you go next?
We are delighted to have been asked to write for The Institute of Leadership and Management magazine for their happiness at work edition.
So why are we not doing very well at being happy?