Insights by tag: "relationships"
Posted on 28 July 2016 in Blog
Chances are, if you are reading this, you are employed in a traditional 9-5, five days a week work pattern. However, as firms increasingly embrace flexible working initiatives, the number of people working 9-5 is likely to significantly decrease. What will the new structure look like, how will it affect you and what are the factors to consider?
Posted on 28 July 2016 in Contractor Corner
Networking. You may have heard me frequently quote Metcalfe’s Law – that the value of your network is directly proportional to the square of its total number of connections. After all, how often have we heard, it is not what we know that matters, its who we know?
Posted on 31 May 2016 in Blog
No one likes it. The folded resignation letter waving in hand, pacing up and down a deserted hallway trying to work up the courage to speak to the manager. Sweating bullets, mouthing out the way that the conversation is going to go; predicting the angst, anger and grief that is about to ensue.
Posted on 11 June 2015 in Blog
Every year as winter lands on us, we start the winter routine of cranking up the radiators to keep us warm at night and ensuring the drains are unblocked of leaves to ensure the rain drains away. One wise person once told me to surround yourself with people who are radiators and distance yourself from drainers. Radiators glow with happiness and bring out the good things in life, and the drainers, well they do the opposite - they bring you down and drain life out of those around them. So as winter is now upon us, and you have started your winter routines, how about also taking a look at who are the radiators and drainers in your life.