How Do You Get Buy-In for a New Idea?

How Do You Get Buy-In for a New Idea?

When introducing a new idea it helps to invest as much energy in communicating – what you say and how you say it – as you did in coming up with the idea itself. In the uncertainty of lockdown and with communication channels changing this can be forgotten, too often...
Help Your Colleagues Find Their Flow

Help Your Colleagues Find Their Flow

Flow enhances performance by improving concentration and motivation; which in turn drives engagement, fulfilment and productivity. The challenge is that for some people remote working, the impact of lockdowns or simply poor managers can mean constant interruptions....
Develop Your Learning Mindset

Develop Your Learning Mindset

What have you learned recently? A learning mindset and agility are vital prerequisites during times of challenge and change. People that are learning-agile are able to future proof their career, moving on from skills and ideas that are no longer relevant to new ones...
Reappraising the Appraisal

Reappraising the Appraisal

It’s appraisal time again, so what makes a great conversation about performance in 2021? How can we help people develop the way they work? Here are some thoughts: Listen, and use your emotional intelligence. What’s not being said? What language is used? Think...
Can You Be Both Agile and Consistent?

Can You Be Both Agile and Consistent?

The answer is yes – and it matters. Great leaders are both consistent and open to new trends, and they adapt to them fast. Here’s how: Know what needs to be consistent: non-negotiables, deliverables. Prioritise, set goals, and remember that how you succeed is as...