Ever had a great idea that’s fallen flat? You’ll need buy-in from your stakeholders before anything can properly get off the ground. When was the last time you had a great idea that you felt went unheard? If it’s frequently you’re not alone. More often than not it doesn’t matter how good our ideas are … Continue reading How To Get Buy-In From Others
We can teach ourselves how to politely decline that unwanted extra work and save our energy for when it’s needed. Do you find yourself taking on more and more work? Are you one of those people who gets dragged into every project? The one others always ask for help? If you have people-pleasing tendencies or … Continue reading How To Take Back Control At Work – And Learn To Say ‘No’
Say goodbye to meetings that quickly run off track and have no actionable outcomes with these fresh approaches We have all been stuck in meetings that either don’t need to happen in the first place or drag on and lose any ounce of effectiveness. These can be tough to sit through, especially if you’ve got … Continue reading Hack Your Meetings And Get Your Life Back
Tomorrow happens to be ‘Fun at work’ day, so get in the mood with these 5 tips… Work struggles can be real. Whether it’s a toxic work environment, a terrible boss, an annoying colleague or menial, soul-destroying tasks, there are times when we find our vibe is far from flying high. How can you begin … Continue reading In Need Of Some Fun At Work? Try These 5 Things.
When your heart is broken, how hard is it to turn up to work every day and perform? Very. But so many of us have to do it every day. Our worlds may have fallen apart – the loss of a loved one, a falling out with a friend or colleague, the loss of money … Continue reading How To Work With A Broken Heart
If you’re facing an annual pay review this month, follow these key Dos and Don’ts to boost your prospects For many of us, our annual ‘appraisal’ when we discuss pay and performance is one of the few opportunities to talk really frankly and one-to-one with our line manager. However, there is a tendency for pent-up … Continue reading New Year, New Fear – The Dreaded Annual Pay Review
The business case for diversity is clear – diverse teams and leaders are more innovative, collaborative, successful and profitable. But when it comes to diversity in leadership, we’re not where we need to be. How do we get there? Procurement as a profession has proven our ability to change, to adapt and to thrive. From … Continue reading Will 2020 Be Our 50-50 Year? How To Help More Women Into Leadership In Procurement