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Leading in tough times

28 Oct

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      LeadingToughTimes200x233When a team is up against it and defeat feels depressingly certain, it’s often the quality of leadership that dictates whether it sinks or swims.

      At some point, all leaders will be severely tested as they nurture a variety of personalities. To get the best out of your team when times are tough, it’s important to have strategies in place.

      I have these three suggestions to help you.

      1. Coach performance, not results

      When he managed Wigan Athletic, Roberto Martinez had a very limited budget at his disposal. Remarkably, they survived in the Premier League season after season and were finally relegated at the same time as being crowned FA Cup champions. Read the rest of this entry »

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      The biggest sporting event of the year is kicking off on the 27 July, and organisations have been busy making sure that sufficient processes and procedures are in place so that business can carry on as normal.

      But it should not stop there. As the Olympics kick off, HR professionals have a huge opportunity to make their mark and use this as a way to drive change and demonstrate how investing in the health and wellbeing of staff can  improve business performance. From a business and individual perspective, the timing is perfect to push the importance of health, energy and performance. Here are some simple steps to help you implement a wellbeing programme that will  improve the performance of your business:

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      There’s been a great shift in the HR agenda. As a leader, your focus is now on growth and innovation, rather than on restructuring. So, what key qualities are UK firms looking for when recruiting their next HR leader?

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