A Look at CEOs and Upper Managers – Is it Lonely at The Top?

CEOs and Managers

A Look at CEOs and Upper Managers – Is it Lonely at The Top? When we think of bettering our careers, we tend to romanticise life at the top, and dismiss the phrase ‘it’s lonely at the top’ as a half-hearted cliché. But recent research and accounts of mental health of upper management, globally, suggests […]

10 Invaluable Habits Managers Should Practice

Managers Habits

Companies have to react to change, meaning managers need to regularly make changes too. Work culture, even just in the last decade, has changed drastically, but we rarely see companies prioritising the upkeep of training for staff. The best managers take time to self-reflect and best react to changes. Here are 10 invaluable habits every […]

The Active listener

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The Active Listener – Stuart Statements Active listening is such a power behaviour to demonstrate within coaching and mentoring approaches. Have you been on the receiving end of someone activity listening to you? What are the pitfalls? With today’s technology –  how many of us are very close to our digital devices such as phones, […]

The Human Skills AI Can’t Master

The Human Skills AI Can’t Master Which You Absolutely Should With AI and robotic machines becoming as much a part of working life as computers, the discussion around how to stay relevant and employable grows more complex. If a company can buy machines instead of paying employees, of course they will – and this does […]

What is a Collaborative Management?

What is a Collaborative Management? To better understand collaborative management, we have to look at traditional management. Managers have, for years, been seen as the autocratic authority of a business. They have the first and the last say and hold the majority of control. Collaborative management is becoming more popular than ever before and tends […]

What Can Managers Learn from Brexit?

What Can Managers Learn from Brexit? With Brexit looming ever closer, it’s no wonder managers, leaders and CEOs are beginning to show concerns. Almost every manager I know wants to prepare. Unfortunately, since it’s not been done before, the effects of Brexit cannot be accurately predicted but, as with most moments of change, we’re sure […]

Gender Equality in the Workplace

5 Ways to Create Gender Equality in the Workplace Gender equality in the workplace remains one of the most contentious and widely discussed issues of modern time, not only in the workplace, but in the wider world. The same pay for the same job, on the surface, sounds fair and equitable. So why is it […]

Value of Strategic Managers

 Value of Strategic Managers in Management Business managers, regardless of their current success, must become strategic managers  if they want their organisation to be successful in an ever-changing market. Achieving business goals Managers with good strategic thinking will have clear and established goals and be able to work backwards, devising clear and efficient steps to […]

Are Creative Managers Important?

Creative Managers

Creative Managers Managers are often associated with strategy, planning and structure. How often do you associate management with creativity? The truth is that you should because creativity is a very important aspect of management that shouldn’t be overlooked. Boring business Of course, every manager has boring business to contend with. Plans need to be made, […]

When is a Manager Responsible for Stress at Work?

We all understand that employers need to provide a safe and secure place to work. With high stress levels and incidents of depression often caused by large workloads and bad practices, however, what are the responsibilities of mangers when it comes to the welfare of staff in their charge? According to the Heath and Safety […]