Feedback – how personal do you want to get?

Why is it that some people can handle feedback and others take it badly? Is it something about their personality, their approach, their skill level or something else altogether? Well this is a conversation I get into quite a lot, probably because I believe it’s soooo very important. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about[…]

Saying goodbye

You’re feeling good! You have a full team. No vacant positions – yippee! Not only that, they’re all trained up, they get on together and work well. When you think of what you’ve achieved together you’re overcome with pride. Then the unthinkable happens. One of them hands in their notice, they’ve decided they need to[…]

You are responsible for the ‘whole’ person

  As a manager you know you are responsible for the people who report to you. Sounds simple until you start to dig a little. Then you discover this responsibility is far reaching. We all understand what it means to be responsible for physical wellbeing. In an office environment this would include a ‘fit-for-purpose’ workspace/desk,[…]