It’s time to plant a tree

It’s time to plant a tree

Reading Time: 2 minutes | OK, it’s Christmas and  you might plant a Christmas tree, then you could decorate it again and again, saving time, money and the planet. No, actually I mean it’s time to plant a metaphorical tree.  How many times have you said to yourself in the last few months, “I...
Are you the nightmare boss?

Are you the nightmare boss?

Reading Time: 3 minutes | How many times have you taken on a new member of staff and heard them say that their previous boss was a nightmare (whilst thinking that you’re not)? It’s OK, your staff like you, they seem reasonably happy and get on with things………until they leave, and...
3 ways of destroying staff morale and your bottom line.

3 ways of destroying staff morale and your bottom line.

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Is it you that affects your team’s performance and staff turnover? The answer is, of course, yes! But are you doing it the way you think?  “But I’m a great person to get on with, and I don’t cause staffing problems”. Being the bad or grumpy boss may not be the...

Who is listening to your staff’s conversation?

Reading Time: 2 minutes | Are your staff letting you down, without realising? When visiting a local shop and pondering over my choice of red wine I was unable to avoid hearing two staff talking and saying what they thought about their employer. Shall I just say it was cringeworthy and would...