Blogs Tagged: personal 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

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

Resilience – Putting it all into perspective

Posted on 1st November 2019

We all take a kick from time to time, sadly that’s life. Everyone reacts differently to those kicks.  Some people dust themselves down and bounce back.  I’m an Evertonian –

Micromanagement – Don’t be a jack-in-the-box

Posted on 21st March 2019

Steve was like a jack-in-the-box.  He would sit at his desk chomping noisily on his favourite bourbon biscuits and then bang, he would bounce up out of his chair to

Don’t take your eye off your Superstars

Posted on 15th October 2019

Beth had worked in her current team for 3 years and in the eyes of many, she was the office superstar. Beth always seemed to effortlessly exceed her targets. Her

Communication – Do you offer enough clarity?

Posted on 6th March 2019

I’ve been lucky down the years.  I’ve worked for plenty of managers who treated me and others with respect.  More importantly, they made the brews and even bought cakes on

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

Confidence – Are you Charlie Bucket?

Posted on 15th July 2018

I watched Willy Wonka again today for the 50th time. My son loves the Johnny Depp film but personally I fall into the Gene Wilder camp. As we sat there

Drifting off to Potential Client Heaven

Posted on 4th November 2015

Mark was feeling pretty positive after returning from his networking lunch. Granted, this positivity may have had something to do with the three large glasses of wine that he had

Networking – I’m off to the loo, again…

Posted on 6th January 2016

You stand there vacantly looking at Steve, a fellow networker, your head racing thinking of things to talk about. You’ve already asked him how he travelled to the event, whether