How to get better team performance

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Getting to team to perform well is a great idea, how many people achieve it? Do you find yourself wanting or needing to get more from your staff, get them to “work harder”, or even “work smarter, not harder”? Perhaps their time management needs improving? The good...

Does your team understand the context?

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Teams that understand the wider context of their roles perform better.  Imagine sitting in on a plane after a comfortable take off. The pilot makes his normal announcement about reaching cruising altitude and speed. Then he says that you will be arriving ahead of...
6 team meeting ideas, for better team meetings.

6 team meeting ideas, for better team meetings.

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Are you a Humphrey Appleby fan and do you laugh at “Yes, Prime Minister”? If so you’ll enjoy these six ideas to improve the meetings you have to endure. Does sitting in endless meetings with no purpose or actions make you cringe? If you you avoid holding team...
5 ideas to get your staff to use their initiative

5 ideas to get your staff to use their initiative

Reading Time: 4 minutes | Why can’t they just *!*@ use their common sense? OK, maybe your actual words were, “I wish they’d use their initiative”, or you wished your staff would use the common sense they were born with? After all, it’s obvious to you and would be...

World cup fever and your business.

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Across the country England flags are flying from cars, is this good? What can you learn and adapt from this flag waving to help your team perform better in your business?