Tips, advice and musings to help you improve your management
and leadership skills
December 14, 2015
According to Stress.org, 75% of Britons report that they don’t enjoy their work.
August 27, 2014
For the majority of workers, experiencing a bit of job related stress comes as no surprise.
Many individuals thrive on the minor stress that comes from a tight deadline or difficult project, but the presence of excessive stress can often lead to serious mental and physical health difficulties for employees. Learn More
April 6, 2011
By building emotional intelligence, it is possible to decide how to deal with stressful scenarios without losing your self-control.
Stress is often something driven from outside influences, so the way to deal with it is often through understanding how you react to stress and deciding what you want from the situation. Learn More
February 7, 2011
Organising your working and personal life is not just important these days…it’s vital.
You simply cannot manage everything you have to without specific skills, and the most pertinent is how you organise your working day.
One of the biggest challenges managers face is getting jobs done on time.
This can lead to poor performance, stagnation, loss of customers and worse.
Good organisational skills starts with analysing what jobs need to be done and working to a schedule to complete them. Learn More
Despite what television commercials would have you believe, depression is relatively common. The difference is that the majority of the population experiences some sort of situational depression (due to a relationship, illness, death, job issue, etc) and then works past it. Some need professional help and others do not. Others have hormonal imbalances that cause them to become depressed and, in many cases, seek regular medical attention. Learn More
As a manager you’re going to find that there are times when you feel a lot more stressed than you do at other times. You might even stop and wonder why you feel more stressed than those around you. The truth is that, as managers, we tend to believe we need to be perfect at everything we do. We need to be in control. We want to be right. We want our jobs done perfectly. In short, we put too much pressure on ourselves.
As you approach the New Year, take the following 5 points into consideration and see if you can begin to make tiny changes, one at a time. Eliminating some of the stress you’re putting on yourself might make your job just a bit easier to accomplish! Learn More