We recently carried out a follow-up survey to our first Flexible Working Survey in May 2020. The results of the first survey, taken just as the first lockdown was easing and only a few months into a period of quickly-implemented remote working, showed that the overall experience of flexible working had been positive. Respondents reported … Continue reading Flexible Working Survey 2.0: How Has the Pandemic Changed the Way We Work?
What is languishing and how can you deal with it? Friends and clients I’ve been speaking to over the past few months have all been reporting similar feelings: a lack of motivation, difficulty concentrating, a lack of excitement for the future. It’s no surprise, considering the difficult and disruptive year we’ve all had. If you’ve … Continue reading Feeling unmotivated and listless after a year of pandemic? That’s languishing
Up until 2020, we always delivered our Business Practitioner course in-person, in groups of five to fifteen people. When the pandemic hit, we had to adapt quickly to a new way of working. For our in-person training and coaching, that meant taking everything online. While we were initially unsure of how well a programme based … Continue reading What’s Different About the Business Practitioner Course in 2022?
Coaching support for businesses dealing with challenge or change In the last few months I’ve spoken to lots of managers who are struggling with how to manage their team in the ‘new normal’ at work. After making a quick switch to remote working in March, many businesses saw real benefits from flexible working, and are … Continue reading Coaching EAP: Support for Businesses Dealing With Change
Good leadership is a skill that comes naturally for some, and less easily for others – but it can be taught. It comes down to good communication, an ability to really listen, being able to plan strategically and take decisive action, and the ability to get others on board with your plans. As we look … Continue reading Be A Better Leader: How To Improve Your Leadership Skills