How Leaders Can Help Combat Virtual Meeting Fatigue

Combat Virtual Meeting Fatigue

Last year, the world of work flipped on its head almost overnight as meetings turned digital and “Zoom fatigue” became real.  Recent studies are now showing that the number of meetings a person on average attends per day has increased since the workplace went remote in 2020, while the average length of those meetings has […]

5 Lesser-Known Things You Can Be Fired For

Lesser-Known Things You Can Be Fired For

Most of us know the behaviors we should avoid at work. But there are also some lesser-known activities that can lead to a dismissal. This article discusses five of them.  Lying On the Job Application Most people think it’s harmless to exaggerate their skills on a job application and 41% of people report on doing […]

3 Things Organisations Can Do to Promote Employee Wellness

Promote Employee Wellness

The COVID-19 pandemic, left many of us working from home for months, and created many problems in our home and work lives, which also saw our well-being suffer.  Recent research conducted by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence found that 2020 was the most stressful year people have ever experienced in their working lives.  Seventy-eight percent of […]

How to Find the Perfect To-Do List Strategy for You

the Perfect To-Do List Strategy

The to-do list is an application that draws mixed feelings, uses and research. One study says that people perform better on tasks when they’ve formulated a plan and sometimes just writing down the tasks can be sufficient. As the researchers note, “Simply writing the tasks down will make you more effective.” While others researchers say […]

Toxic Bosses Display These 4 Arrogant Behaviors

Behaviors of Toxic Bosses

Having had such a crucial role in managing and developing leaders for over 20 years, we’ve seen first hand the toxic behaviors that ruin organizations and drive staff away. This article discusses four of them. Here we go. 1. They Set Unrealistic Goals and Expectations. The difference between a good and toxic boss can often […]

3 Traits of Managers Who Keep Their Staff

Traits of Managers Who Keep Their Staff

It’s a common tune that people leave managers, not companies. Jim Clifton from Gallup says, “The single biggest decision you make in your job — bigger than all of the rest — is who you name manager. When you name the wrong person manager, nothing fixes that bad decision. Not compensation, not benefits — nothing.” So, what traits do good leaders […]

Apply These Four Agreements To Show Up Better at Work

The Four Agreements

Mexican author, Don Miguel Ruiz is most famous for his book, The Four Agreements, which uses ancient Toltec wisdom to offer readers a powerful code of conduct to free themselves from self-limiting beliefs and find personal freedom, happiness and joy. Whether you’ve read or heard of it before, you’ll find that it offers great insights […]

4 Books Warren Buffett Recommends You Read to Become Smarter

Books Warren Buffett Recommends

Wrote Buffett once said, “Read 500 pages every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest.”  He has reportedly been known to spend up as much as six hours of his day reading. So, what does he recommend? This article shows 4 books he’s recommended in the past. Here we go. 1. […]

3 Ways You Can Make Your Business More Profitable and Efficient in 2021

Make Your Business More Profitable and Efficient

The Coronavirus has probably imposed more challenges to running a business than any other single event in recent history. However, while the external pressures may be great, many companies are still handicapping themselves by not effectively running the most basic internal systems.  If you follow these 3 steps that relate to improving your leadership and […]

This Study Says You’ve Been Thinking About Time Management All Wrong

Time Management Study

It’s a common perception that time management and productivity are the keys to success in our professional and personal life’s. However, what do the actual academic studies say?  Well, some researchers at Concordia University recently conducted a meta-analysis study, which asked the question: “Does time management work?” From their findings of analysing over 150 studies […]