Blogs Tagged: Trust

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

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

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

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

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

C’mon, trust me – I’m your manager

Posted on 11th April 2019

Tom trusted his team implicitly. In his eyes, he always ‘watched their backs’ and defended them whenever his team faced criticism. He empowered them and only micro managed when he