What is employee engagement – in a small firm

What is employee engagement – in a small firm

Reading Time: 3 minutes | You know that you want to get more from your team and so, to use the modern trendy phrase, you want to improve employee engagement. But, what is employee engagement and what should you do to get it? What is employee engagement? What is employee engagement? It is about...
How are you setting the tone?

How are you setting the tone?

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Your team’s attitude is probably your fault! If your team don’t seem as upbeat and positive as you think they should be, it could be time to have a good hard look in your mirror. One of a leader’s key roles is setting the tone in the firm, put another way,...
Your leadership is your vision

Your leadership is your vision

Reading Time: 4 minutes | A common problem in small professional firms is that the owner doesn’t have a clear vision for the firm. They don’t clearly know where they want to go and what the firm should be like. This article is about how creating a vision in your small firm is critical to...
Leading your team: Your 7 roles in a small firm

Leading your team: Your 7 roles in a small firm

Reading Time: 3 minutes | A common problem in small professional firms is not having the capacity to grow. If you’re struggling with growth in your small firm, you probably haven’t thought enough about your role in leading your team. Your leadership  roles may be different to those in a...
Induction and socialisation

Induction and socialisation

Reading Time: 4 minutes | Did you see the “first 100 days” articles in the news recently (first 100 days of the new government) and think it was hype, or did you think that our new government had been doing well? Regardless of political affiliations the honeymoon period is often...
Why goals suck.

Why goals suck.

Reading Time: 3 minutes | One of the biggest myths around is that goals are your key to success. That success may be about personal development or your firm; but goals do not mean you will be successful, even if they’re well written and really meaningful to you. Developing the right...