Tips, advice and musings to help you improve your management
and leadership skills
August 15, 2016
David Kolb, Professor of Organizational Behavior at Case Western Reserve University, developed the Learning Styles Model in the 1970s.
April 22, 2016
Modern managers should be constantly attempting to better their leadership skills.
March 4, 2016
It is important to always strive to better oneself both personally and professionally.
Leaders should constantly be on the lookout for ways to better their approach to their staff, the more apt the boss is, the more productive workflow will be and the happier employees will become. Learn More
July 23, 2014
When asked to describe a psychometric measure, many people first think of the stereotypical Rorschach ink blot test and assume that you are trying to identify childhood traumas and psychiatric disorders.
Most people think conventional tests like this are inaccurate, but in reality, psychologists can use psychometric measures to gain accurate information regarding personality types, personal abilities, and more. These results can be effectively used to assist in personnel decisions, improving hiring outcomes and employee performance.
June 2, 2014
I was absolutely entranced by the Saracens versus Northampton Rugby Union Premiership Final at Twickenham. Not just because of the quality of the game, which was harrowingly-stunning in its bruising tackling and excellence in its nervous energy; but mainly because of the way that Saracens have taken the Premiership by storm – known by some as the ‘cult of the Saracens’.
Their chief executive is Edward Griffiths, previously chief executive of the South African Rugby Union. Griffiths is viewed as their “charismatic, unorthodox high priest.” He doesn’t view the end result as the most important aspect of the game. “Too much of sport operates under the tyranny of the result,” Griffiths said to BBC Sport.
February 26, 2014
Recent improvements in the job statistics have been assisted by a massive increase in the number of self-employed people and just a tiny increase in the creation of new PAYE jobs, experts have said. Recent quarterly labour market data, published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), revealed there were just 0.2 per cent more ‘employed’ people during the last quarter. This compares to a rise of 4.1 per cent in the self-employed sector during the same period.