Building & Maintaining Positive Workplace Relationships

This is a topic which is very popular with both my business and education sector clients looking for ways to help their people work together more effectively.

As the old saying goes, “You can’t choose your family!” and many might agree that the same can be said for workmates.  However, you can choose your place of work and you can certainly choose how to communicate and work with the diverse personalities in your business.

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Workplace Competition: From Healthy Conflict to Innovation

Healthy conflict and competition within a team can be a motivating force, or it can cause conflicts that tear groups apart. The competitive desire to succeed and win can drive some to cheat. We accept competition for recognition, for awards, for pay increases as normal business. We might even enjoy rivalries in sports or with our business competitors.

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DISC : 8 Common Management Issues

You’ve probably had a bad manager or remember the challenges & pitfalls when you were a new manager. So you know that there are big mistakes that can be made. Let’s look at eight common issues. The first involve team-building or “teaming.”

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Results Oriented Workplace Culture

Your team was formed to get results. It was not formed to increase the status of members or regularly get members out of their offices. It was not formed to claim and use resources. It does not exist to revisit the same agenda item over and over. So let’s look at some common problems and ways to become more oriented toward getting results.

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