National Hug your Boss Day – 15th September 2017

National Hug your Boss Day – 15th September 2017

It was National Hug Your Boss Day on September 15th.  With that in mind, are you more likely to get a hmmpph! than a hug from your team? With half of employees reportedly leaving their jobs because they don’t get on with their boss1 are you worried that your...
The Neil Diamond Effect – Managers Engagement

The Neil Diamond Effect – Managers Engagement

Reaching out, touching you or NOT as the case may be for a lot of Managers. At a recent (July 2015) Neil Diamond concert I watched him (we were seated up in the heavens at the 02) reach out and touch his fans in a way that emotionally connected with them…....
The Bike Shed Effect

The Bike Shed Effect

Parkinson’s Law of Triviality is also known as the Bike Shed Effect.  It is based around an imaginary management meeting where the committee came together to discuss nuclear plant plans and other smaller matters. The nuclear plant plans were passed within...
The great, the bland and the downright awful…

The great, the bland and the downright awful…

Leaders and/or Managers come in many shapes and sizes, many styles, many levels of experience and many levels of adequacy from the great and inspirational, the mediocre, the bland and then the downright awful… The Great There are the great leaders who have taken you...