THE POWER OF TEAM SPIRIT…what we can learn from sport

  I am fascinated by Leicester City’s success in the English premiership soccer league and before you scroll away from this, please hold on, I am not a soccer fan, but still, I really wanted to know why they are top of the league in the face of extremely stiff competition and coming from a … Continue reading THE POWER OF TEAM SPIRIT…what we can learn from sport

Good boss, bad boss, so what?

Much research into the reasons why people leave their jobs tends to point either directly to the relationship with their boss or to some aspect of the relationship with the organisation for which the immediate manager has responsibility (See Gallup). People don’t leave when they are: valued for making a contribution; respected for knowledge and skills; recognised for achievements; encouraged … Continue reading Good boss, bad boss, so what?

The test of any great leader, while on top of the game, is to be able to point to their successor

I have been struck by the David Moyes sacking and am not a big soccer fan (although living with a few Man United fans makes me familiar with the soccer club whether I am keen or not).  I think there is a lot of learning to be gleaned from this event on recruitment and retention, … Continue reading The test of any great leader, while on top of the game, is to be able to point to their successor