Managing Conflict Constructively at Work

Posted Posted in Business, Career Coaching, Coaching, Conflict, Constructive Controversy, Culture, Decision Making, Employment, Goal Setting, Leadership, Learning & Develpment, Power, Problem Solving, Psychology, Training, Work

Conflict in the workplace (or anywhere else for that matter) can easily create significant issues with inter & intra-personal relationships.  Nothing new there then. We all feel the stress, anxiety and any number of negative psychological affects after a disagreement. Some see conflict as something to be avoided at all costs. Perhaps just to support […]

Is more career choice a good thing?

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Career Path, Careers, Coaching, CV, Education, Employment, Jobs, Learning & Develpment, Power, Psychology, Resume, Small Business, Training, Work, Working at Home

Did you know in the pre-industrialised world there were around 30 different jobs to do? You might well have made things such as barrels, worked leather, a potter or looked after horses.  You get the picture, most were pretty straightforward jobs to earn a living. However today and at the last count, there are approximately […]

The Formal or Informal Leadership Question?

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Careers, Coaching, Employment, Formal Leadership, Group Leaders, Influence, Informal Leadership, Leadership, LinkedIn, Organisations, Power, Psychology, Small Business, team leaders, Technology, Work

I am sure you have seen LinkedIn and other social media platforms awash with articles on leadership and becoming a better leader. How many articles and promotions do we see “10 ways to become a great leader” or “Essential Leadership Training” etc, along with countless clichéd quotes from business characters. You have all seen them I am […]

Finding Meaning in your Work.

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Career Path, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, CV, Decision Making, Goal Setting, Influence, Jobs, Organisations, Power, Problem Solving, Professional Identity, Psychology, Teleworking, Training, Work, Working at Home

Making your Work Meaningful The desire for fulfilling work is one of the great aspirations of our age and this short video from Roman Krznaric reveals how one might make it a reality. It explores the competing claims we face for money and status while doing something meaningful and in tune with our talents. Never easy I […]

Follow me I am right behind you? A Leadership Question

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Coaching, Formal Leadership, Group Leaders, Informal Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Organisations, Power, Psychology, Work

Hopefully the irony of the title “follow me I am right behind you” is not lost on those that have experienced leaders in the workplace both good and bad. Needless to say, we witness good leaders that have the seemingly innate ability to influence ours and others, thoughts, behaviours and actions. We enthusiastically rally behind their vision, beliefs […]