Appraisals, Why bother?

Appraisals, Why bother?

Early February I had a meeting with a HR Manager who was talking in general about what was happening within the business.   He excitedly spoke about new projects, existing projects, new training initiatives, people problems and in the same breathe he mentioned the...
Your Reputation Exceeds Your Reach

Your Reputation Exceeds Your Reach

A lot of companies will allocate a large part of their spend on advertising and marketing, looking to ensure that their brand is exactly aligned to their wants and wishes. Individuals will allocate a lot of effort and time trying to ensure that their brand is aligned...
Tesco forgot their customers

Tesco forgot their customers

Tesco forgot their customers’ value. It’s been reported today (14th of October 2014) by the BBC that Supermarket giant Tesco has asked three more executives to leave their posts as the fall-out continues from its £250m profit guidance overstatement.  They take the...
Work-life balance? Get real…

Work-life balance? Get real…

Why do you work late into the evening and all weekend and then complain… I haven’t seen the children, partner, friends, family etc. For some you feel you have to work late… the company culture dictates it, promotion depends on it, income depends on it and so...