Teamwork and company culture: my guilty secret

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I’ve got a guilty secret…  I love karaoke.  Always have. Always will. The only problem is, I can’t sing. But does it matter? In this article, we’re looking at what karaoke can teach us about nurturing a company culture that encourages innovation and creativity.  So let’s get started. The history of singing  Before we look […]

TWATs at work: How to get hybrid working right

63% of businesses are introducing hybrid working over the next 6-12 months (CIPD).   Staff want and expect it from their employers, and most businesses have been quick to agree.   But what is hybrid working? How do you know if you should do it? And how do you get it right?   That’s what […]

Everyone needs a break: 5 ways to stop feeling guilty about taking holidays

As business owners, we work bloody hard. But for what? If you’re not taking time off to enjoy the proceeds of your hard work, what’s the point? This article looks at the importance of taking a break and how to fully switch off when you do. So that instead of working through your ‘holiday’, you […]

Freedom Day? More Like ‘WTF’ Day

    There have been problems with mixed messages from our leaders during the whole pandemic.   From U-turns to blatant rule breaks, their actions haven’t matched their words.   This quick article looks at some of these mixed messages and highlights how you, a business owner, can avoid their mistakes when managing your own […]

5 Top Tips To Guarantee Your Team Fails (An Anti-Advice Article)

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*WARNING – Extreme sarcasm detected* Your team may have had their lives turned upside down for the past 15-or-so months, but that’s not your fault, is it? They’ve had ages off. They’ll be well-rested and ready to get back to work! Everything will be natural, easy and seamless. Like a Mercedes Formula 1 pit change. […]