5 tips for making better decisions during COVID-19

Right now, along with millions of other leaders around the world, you’re having to make decisions about things you never thought you would, at a pace you never imagined. You’re also making these decisions in an environment that’s changing not just day-by-day, but sometimes, hour-by-hour.  So if you find yourself attempting to control more than…

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How NOT to run a meeting – let my pain be your gain

When I first became a manager, the thing I dreaded the most was running the weekly team meeting. Cue copious eye rolling, blank stares and sideways smirks, constant phone checking and deathly silence. All the while, I perched anxiously at the head of the table. Not yet comfortable in my new manager skin – I…

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The Waterfall Effect

The way I see it, information within an organisation can be likened to a waterfall. It tends to flow easily from its source at the top i.e. the senior leadership team, down to the employees. In fact, ‘flow’ is perhaps not the most accurate description of how this information travels. More often than not, directives,…

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