Blogs

Presenting – Focus on what you can control

Posted on 17th April 2020

Imagine someone asks you to deliver a presentation to the board in a few days’ time. You immediately start worrying about who will be there, how long the presentation will

Remote Working – Advice & Tips

Posted on 7th April 2020

Here at PU HQ we hope you and your family are staying safe… Over the past few weeks and months we’ve come across some really good advice around working remotely

Remote working – Tweak your management style

Posted on 3rd April 2020

Managing a team face to face can be challenging; throw remote working into the mix and it can become a whole lot more difficult…   Many managers say some of the

Leading Change – Are you Agile?

Posted on 25th March 2020

Change is never too far away.  How your teams respond to change will depend on the change culture of your team and your business… A change culture can be divided

Juggling your tasks, team & individuals

Posted on 9th March 2020

As a Manager, there are so many things to juggle.  It can be difficult trying to decide what to focus your attention on.  A great model to help you with

Presentations – It’s all about the 3 Greeks

Posted on 1st March 2020

Have you got a presentation on the horizon? Your biggest challenge when designing and delivering your presentation is making sure you engage your audience.  Lose them and your presentation is

Personal Resilience – Proactive v Reactive

Posted on 4th March 2016

I was stood on the 8th Wonder of the World last week – Platform 2 of Chorley Train Station. I stood in the freezing cold waiting patiently for the 7.33am

Managing your Stars, Steadies & Slackers

Posted on 4th September 2018

I’ve managed many teams down the years. Some were great, some unfortunately not so great. My teams, like many, were scattered with a splattering of superstars, lots of steady eddies

Choking on the big day

Posted on 15th August 2018

(A Potential Unearthed definition of ‘choking’ – “To lose your bodily functions in moments of severe stress and anxiety; To forget who you are, what you are, where you are

Storytelling – Stay away from the Fig Rolls

Posted on 4th December 2015

I’ve always been captivated by stories, whether it’s listening to them or reading them. As a child I loved nothing more than perching myself on the end of my Grandma’s