Blog Category: Management Development

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

Manager to Leader – Making the Leap

Posted on 15th May 2019

“Let it go, let it go…” – I know, sorry, you’ll have that stuck in your head for the rest of the day! One of the biggest hurdles that new

Managing Change – Get them on board

Posted on 10th February 2020

Colin was quite impulsive – so much so that on some days he would wear his Wednesday socks on a Thursday. It wasn’t only his socks that bore the brunt

Employee Engagement – Are you switching them off or on?

Posted on 12th January 2019

Meet Fred the Foreman. It’s 1980 and Fred’s out of control mustache and curly perm are slowly taking over his whole face. He stands in his brown camel coat with

Management – Taking up your first role

Posted on 15th July 2019

Rachel had thought long and hard before applying for the internal management position. Rachel knew she was ready for the next step but getting the job would mean that she

Certainty – Are you Scared of the Dark?

Posted on 12th December 2019

Our brains are hard wired to protect. Our brains need certainty. When we feel uncertain, our brains go into ‘protect’ mode. For example, I’m from Wigan. If I were to

Hold onto your Hat – Managing a dysfunctional team

Posted on 12th January 2020

Bitchiness, tears, arguments and a threatened resignation and it was only 9.23am! Sadly this was just a normal day for Paul who’d reluctantly managed his team of ten for almost