Water Cooler Moments
Water cooler gossip. Office banter. A quick yarn over a lunchtime pint. If you miss the face-to-face chat between you and your colleagues, you’re not alone. Your business misses them too. Because it’s moments like these where we can gain invaluable insights into aspects of our business we may otherwise not touch, where we can […]
Micromanagement is not the answer
In an excellent article about the challenges of staying in touch with your team in this era of necessary isolation, Kerry Goyette explains why some leaders resort to micromanagement. Micromanagement is often not a preferred leadership style but caused by a feeling that leaders are losing control when they don’t see their teams working as […]
Ambiguity – how can we be ready for the unexpected?
Tyson’s famous boxing quote “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” is more apt now than ever. We’ve been royally blindsided of late. The pandemic created pandemonium, with many businesses left completely in shock, and without a plan. If this has taught us anything, it’s that business leaders will face a […]
Are CEOs getting all the information they need?
Being a CEO is a tough job, especially if you are CEO of a start-up. Bringing information to light about what employees think in an easily understood form, alongside financial information in the BI dashboard would significantly expand the CEO’s knowledge about her or his company.