Category Archives for "Leadership"

Keeping Calm and Focused In Challenging Times

Right now with COVID-19 more commonly known as Coronavirus all organisations are in challenging times. Of course it’s not just organisations but individuals too that are impacted by events. Similarly there are some sectors that will prosper in challenging times.  Equally there will be others that will find it a whole lot more difficult. When faced with change, […]

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Communicating Expectations For People and Teams

If your team and individual team members are to deliver what you want, you have to set clear expectations. Easy to say but not always something that leaders and managers, especially those from professional backgrounds do well. People often struggle to articulate what really matters even when they have pretty detailed job descriptions. In the video I […]

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Productivity Tips and Habits For Remote Working

Everyone who can is being asked to work from home in the UK and across the globe in response to COVID—19. It’s a big change for many.  Especially if you have been use to the familiar routine of:Get upHave breakfastTravel to workSpend most of your day working around colleaguesHave all the support you need on hand.There […]

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10 Questions To Ask In Challenging Times

Organisations need good leaders at all times.  In challenging times the role of leader and leaders (who might not necessarily be the most senior people) becomes even more critical. Right now being a leader is tough.  Thinking clearly, making the best choices and navigating the business will be a challenge for all leaders. So what are 10 […]

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10 Ways To Make A Bigger Contribution At Work

As an accountant or professional you are smart, talented and have a lot of potential. Maybe your career is going well right now.  Maybe you are doing okay.  Or maybe you are struggling. You know that there will highs and lows in your career.  It’s just the way it is. On the other hand there are always opportunities […]

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Stick With It If You Want To Achieve Anything As A Manager

You have got promoted in your professional field.  You might feel great that you are starting to make progress in your career. Of course now that you are a manager it is no longer just about what you achieve personally but what you achieve through others. Easy to say but not always to do in practice. The myths […]

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Managing People Through Times of Change

Whether you like to admit or not there are always going to be times when you face challenges when it comes to managing. One of the most demanding situations is when you are going through a period of change. Now I’m sure that you appreciate that there is change happening all of the time.  That’s just the […]

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To Get Better Results When Leading, Do More of These Things

Leading is one of those areas that appears simple from the outside looking in.  Of course being the observer or analyst is a whole lot different from leading. Does that mean that getting results as a leader is impossible?  Definitely not.  At the same time it’s often the small changes that have the biggest impact. […]

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