BALANCE AT WORK BLOG

corporate

How I won more business by being less corporate

Once upon a time I believed to be successful in business, I needed to look, act and think in a…

Agile Culture

Building an agile culture

You’ve probably seen all sorts of things about the benefits of building an agile culture – but wanting one and building one are two very different…

trust

3 reasons your clients lose trust in you

All professionals depend on the trust of their clients, and unfortunately when clients lose trust it takes a long time…

Killing the business you love

Are You Killing the Business You Love?

Killing the business you love involves mistakes, misdemeanours and stunning failure brought about by business owners who didn’t know their limitations…

career help

Boosting the impact of career planning

Boosting the impact of career planning: Strategies for getting the most out of your programs. Executive summary (Click here to…

Why accountability is the new black in management

Management trends can come and go, and a few can even re-emerge after lying in wait. One idea to re-emerge in…

The 5 Apps We Use Daily to Save Time and Money FREE REPORT

Business goals

Get SMART to measure your business goals

Many businesses set goals, but don’t know how to measure their progress against them – and that’s a problem. Goal…

new employees

7 steps to bring new employees on board

Many quality new employees can leave an organisation within the first few months if an organisation doesn’t have a structured…

terminating employment

3 signs an employee is on the way out

Losing an employee is the most obvious indicator of engagement in your organisation – so how do you know one…

ask for help

Why, when and how business owners should ask for help

Most entrepreneurs share a natural optimism with a belief that things will turn out for the best – but this…

3 secrets for better teamwork

One common complaint we hear from managers about their staff is that there’s a lack of teamwork – but it…

career help

Tolerating structure v ‘You don’t own me’

The video below really puts a smile on my face. Could it be because I know – from my Harrison…