Category Archives for conflict

The power plays at work and how to spot them and what to do about them

A power play is an attempt to gain an advantage by showing that you are more powerful than another person or organization, for example in a business relationship or negotiation. They is so ingrained

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Tackle poor performance now

Poor performance is the enemy of success and growth. When we work with clients we hear the same problem arising again and again.  Poor performance is causing managers stress, time and draining resources. 

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From healthy conversations come healthy cultures

How healthy are the conversations in your team?  In fact, take a step back and think about where most of the issues arise in your business?  When you boil it right down, it usually starts and ends with

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Intimidating or misunderstanding?

Intimidating Managers This week I attended a presentation on dignity in the workplace hosted by MFG solicitors.  We discussed the legal position of bullying and harassment and the impact individuals

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Do you like the “work” you?

It’s Monday morning and you arrive at your first meeting, in your grey, black or blue suit, laptop and notepad in hand, ready to do business.  You take a deep breath, shoulders back and get ready

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