9th May 2014

So, What do YOU do?

Every person in an organisation needs someone else’s help at some point, whether that is part of the day to day running of the business or due to an emergency. Whether they are the MD or the kitchen staff, every person in an organisation has to consider themselves part of a team, otherwise the business will not operate smoothly. On a course to help people build their assertiveness skills, one delegate claimed that she did not totally understand what the […]
30th September 2013

Tips to Improve Collaboration at Work and Home

Having read the blog from Teresa Amabile (author of The Progress Principle), I wondered if there were any lessons to take back to the workplace from our personal relationships at home. It appears there are four main points that can be applied to the workplace, that have the basis in personal relationships – collaboration needs to start with a strong foundation; maximise co-operation and minimise competition; exploit similarities¬†and differences; respect the contribution from the other person. To read more of […]