BALANCE AT WORK BLOG

How well do you know your team?

At Balance at Work, we often get involved in helping our clients hire the best people. We also care about…

Case study: 360 degree feedback for company culture

You can download this post as a PDF here: Case Study – 360 for Culture Late in 2012 we were…

A (very) simple guide to business productivity

We’re all busy, so here’s some quick advice on how to get the most from your staff!  Of the millions…

Seven key questions to ask about your team

  Do you have your ‘dream team’ working happily and productively in your business or your department?  Perhaps you feel…

collaboration

Even your best friend won’t tell you…

Complain to a colleague about an empoyee and they might tell you to just get rid of the person. You’re…

Where’s all this leadership leading us?

We had leadership programs running constantly, but when a decision had to be made everyone stepped back and waited for…

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

“Every Saturday I was a crocodile and on Tuesdays, a clown”

When a client – now working in HR – told me this recently, I was both amused and impressed! Painter…

What’s wrong with politics?

In a recent conversation with a candidate for the next election, she told me she thought politics as a career…

Two surprising reasons for poor performance

Sometimes a person or team just isn’t achieving, even though their skills, knowledge and experience indicate they should be doing…

Warning: 13 lies applicants will tell you to get the job

We tell potential employees what we want.  We shouldn’t be surprised if they bend the truth to fit our requirements….

Three management mistakes you don’t even know you’re making

In our work with business owners, we have observed three beliefs that can hold them back from managing better, often…