5 Top Leadership Quotes by Famous People

Leadership quotes by famous people are usually about the qualities it takes to be a good leader. But every quote is slightly different; each summarizes a distinctive leadership quality or trait, perhaps the quality that resonated most with the person who stated it.

Vision without action is a dream: 4 simple steps to achieve a paradigm shift in your work

“Vision without action is a dream”. So said Joel Barker in the late 70’s and 80’s, when he introduced the corporate world to the “paradigm shift”. A “paradigm shift” is a radical change, more metamorphosis than evolution, of thinking. This was an extension of Thomas Kuhn’s “The Structure of Scientific Revolution”, popularized in the 60’s. The printing press or more recently the internet, are examples of paradigm shifts – radical, irreversible changes in the way things work on a mass scale.

Learn how to video conference: 8 web video conferencing tips

Learn how to video conference with these 8 web video conferencing tips to turn you from novice to natural in no time. I regularly use web video conferencing to keep in touch with people for both work and home life, and here are my 8 best tips.

Never Give Up: Perseverance, Persistence and Determination at Work

Never, Never, Never Give Up” said Winston Churchill, UK prime minister, after heavy Blitz bombing in World War II. We know in our bones that perseverance, persistence and determination are solid character strengths. But when the pressure is on, why do some dig deep and others buckle under the strain?

Employee Satisfaction Survey: Get your employees opinions in 5 (+ 1) steps

Why bother doing an employee satisfaction survey? Surely only out of touch managers don’t know what their team is thinking and feeling? Like many corporate tools, team “climate” surveys can be used for the greater good or can be a tick-the-box, aren’t I a fabby manager waste of effort. Here’s how to create your own employee satisfaction survey and get meaningful, actionable feedback from your work-mates.