Working in a negative office atmosphere is no fun for anyone involved. Walking into work and feeling tense from the very moment you sit down can cause many people to start job hunting for the nearest vacancy available. However, if you are looking to create a positive atmosphere in...
These days, diversity is a big issue in most offices up and down the country. We know that it is critically important to encourage equal opportunities in the office and throughout all levels of work, but some companies are still coming up short. They may think that they offer...
Many of us consider that our personal ambitions are important. Of course, they are. They’re part of us. They’re not just some thought in our head, those ideas, ambitions and that sense of purpose is part of our character, and to a large extent how we orient the path...
Employees are all different and that’s what makes each of them have the ability to drive your business toward success. Each of them live different lives outside of work, many of which you know nothing about. An employee can be fine one day, all happy and smiles but the...
When you’re running your own team, your effectiveness as a boss will have an impact on the end results of your employee’s workflow and productivity. If you want your company to thrive, then you need to be the best boss possible, and that is, unfortunately, an area that is...
There are many project management approaches that you can use to streamline projects within your business. Work breakdown structure is more than just one of those approaches. It is a way to see projects from a different point of view: the deliverables.Rather than breaking down tasks, work breakdown structure...
Running a business is always going to be a challenge, whether you're running a tiny startup or a huge corporation. However, it's all too common for a lot of people to forget just how many challenges that there are when it comes to trying to create a truly amazing...
As a project manager, there are a lot of critical decisions and responsibilities that fall on your shoulders. One of these is choosing the right team for your next project. After all, your project’s outcome is only going to be as successful as the people working on it. But...
We all want to move our businesses forward and achieve more. But the question is: how? It begins with leadership...Building leadership capacity Firstly, for an explanation of leadership capacity, head to http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/198058/chapters/What-Is-Leadership-Capacity%C2%A2.aspx. While there are no set rules regarding building leadership capacity, in this section, we are going to take...
Business owners often have quite a bad reputation when it comes to looking after their employees. I’m sure that you will be able to name a handful of large corporations who have been in the media recently for treating their staff badly. It shouldn’t be like this of course,...