Positivity

5 ways to improve your know, like, and trust factor as a leader

There are a few things that people immediately decide within mere seconds of meeting you. Some of those things include deciding if you’re smart, if you’re successful, and— perhaps most importantly—whether or not they feel like they know, like, and…

How to organise a successful team-building event

Team-building events are steadily on the rise. More companies are beginning to realise that teams that work effectively together are far more productive. You can’t just throw a group of random people in the same office and hope for the…

Want more high-performance days as a leader? Keep a journal

Can keeping a journal boost your leadership skills? In our last blog, we took a close look at the most common daily habits that highly successful leaders tend to practice every morning. One of those habits—and one that you’ll find…

5 questions to ask your employees in their next performance review

Ideally, a performance review isn’t conducted as a monologue. Instead, in addition to providing feedback on an employee’s performance, you’ll also help the employee set goals, gain clarity on their needs, and get a better understanding of how they can…

Empower your employees: 4 easy strategies you can start using this week

You’ve probably heard the expression before that your team is only as strong as your weakest link. This is especially important to keep in mind when it comes to companies and organisations. After all, employees are the building blocks of…

The importance of ‘purpose’ in motivating employees

The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania once conducted a study involving the call center at a university fundraising organisation. Employees were separated into one of three groups at random: Group 1: The employees in this group…

8 ways to manage different personalities on your team

There’s mounting evidence suggesting that the workplace environment has a direct effect on the performance of your employees. Many different factors can affect your team’s morale, so it’s important to know how to manage every aspect that’s within your control.…