Managing Millennials – a ‘Must Have’ Capability

March 14, 2017

‘Lazy’, ‘selfish’, ‘demanding’ – all labels attributed to Millennials.

Millennials will form 75% of our workforce in just 8 years’ time, accordingly to Deloitte. ‘Managing Millennials’ was rated the number 1 ‘Must Have’ capability for business leaders in 2017, in a survey conducted by Mindshop. However, many managers feel at a loss to understand how to get the best from them without constant attention, and to truly engage them in their organisations.
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Your Weekly Aspirin: “I must be the unluckiest salesman …”

October 31, 2016

Don’t accept excuses for poor performance. Most activities can be broken down to understand what’s working well & what’s not, and finding ways to improve that. But most people don’t do this analysis, and usually because they’re not used to taking ownership of their performance and feelings. Read more

Time to say Goodbye?

October 14, 2016

In a competitive world where customers are at a premium, surely our highest priority is to get as many as we can..or is it?  What if one or some of your customers don’t fit with your business ethos and/or values?  What if, in real terms, they cost you more in time & effort than the financial return……would you have the bravery to walk away? Read more

Why won’t they do what they’re supposed to?

September 13, 2016

Time and again we hear from business leaders the cry of “They are indispensable to this organisation” and then in the next breath “Why won’t they just do what they’re supposed to do?!” reflecting both the joys and frustrations of dealing with people. Read more