Tag Archives: management and leadership

The UK faces a “significant mental health challenge at work,” a review commissioned by the Prime Minister has found. Thriving at Work, which was published in October 2017, states that around 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems lose their job each year, putting the annual cost to the UK economy at £99 billion. Employers […]

I recently ran several in-house stress management workshops for a mixed bunch of designers, engineers, marketing, HR, production and support staff employed by a Sussex-based company. One thing became clear – some of them were heading towards burnout, and yet this is a company that really takes workplace wellbeing seriously and invests in a number of initiatives and services to improve the health and wellbeing of their employees. So why were these people so stressed out?

Have you ever wondered what the secret to developing highly performing teams is? Effective management is the obvious answer but as any experienced manager knows, there is no such thing as a ‘one-size-fits-all’ management strategy. Different people have different strengths and weaknesses and need to be managed accordingly. Some people may not even be suitable […]