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How to ensure your work relationships survive lockdown

How to ensure your work relationships survive lockdown

By on Oct 15, 2020 in Covid-19 resources | 0 comments

As virtual meetings have shown us, there’s a whole other layer of complexity that is happening behind the scenes when working from home. Work-life has blended with home life and sometimes it has been difficult to separate the two. Personal circumstances compete with daily business pressures and this can mean that we are juggling more tasks, with less time to deal...

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Look to the road ahead

Look to the road ahead

By on Jul 29, 2020 in Change Management, Recruitment | 1 comment

In the unpredictable pandemic environment, we find ourselves in, we know that it’s hard to think beyond the end of this week, much less this month, or even this year. Yet as leaders and business owners, we need to keep thinking about the future of our business, and to lead our teams well, as we navigate the uncertainty together. To be successful right now, you need...

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Findings from our Leader/Manager Survey on Working from Home and Returning to the Office

Findings from our Leader/Manager Survey on Working from Home and Returning to the Office

By on Jun 18, 2020 in Change Management, Everything DISC, Free Business Resources, Team Development | 1 comment

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Leader/Manager Survey. Your feedback has given us a valuable snapshot of what is happening in the world of work while you keep your business going, maintain productivity and manage your people in this very fluid environment.    The Findings The majority of leaders were comfortable managing their teams remotely. ...

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20 ways to keep your team happy, productive and motivated.

20 ways to keep your team happy, productive and motivated.

By on May 20, 2020 in Covid-19 resources | 1 comment

20 ways to keep your team happy, productive and motivated.   Leading a remote team can be challenging even at the best of times but when everyone is working from home, it takes leadership to another level! While our attention is now being drawn to the prospect of returning to the workplace, it is likely for many organisations that working from home will remain...

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How to get the most out of your team working from home using DiSC® personality styles.

How to get the most out of your team working from home using DiSC® personality styles.

By on Apr 8, 2020 in Covid-19 resources, Everything DISC, Free Business Resources | 0 comments

This article originally appeared here on the Integro website and has been re-posted with permission. Thank you Integro! Not sure what DiSC® profile you and your team are? Get in contact today to arrange a no-obligation chat about how to run Everything DiSC® workshop for your organisation today! In what is certainly a very uncertain and new time for all of us, we are...

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Working from home: We’re in this together

Working from home: We’re in this together

By on Mar 26, 2020 in Change Management, Covid-19 resources, Employee Engagement, Managing People | 0 comments

Suddenly working from home presents its own unique set of challenges for everyone who has been thrust into it. At Howardco, we hear you! We want to make sure everyone is coping, making the best of it and most of all staying productive and positive. Business will continue and adapting to our new environments is key. We took some time away from our work yesterday to...

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Is management a one size fits all approach?

Is management a one size fits all approach?

By on Nov 4, 2019 in Executive Coaching, Managing People, Team Development | 0 comments

There has been enough data and discussion over the last few years about the importance of management styles and the need to tweak your management approach to get the most out of your team. In a recent article, the Harvard Business Review discusses the role of the manager becoming that of a coach. With the modern business climate, new technologies and shifting needs...

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Effective Communication for Managers Workshop

Effective Communication for Managers Workshop

By on Sep 19, 2019 in Executive Coaching, Team Development | 0 comments

Powered by Eventbrite “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said” ~ Peter Drucker   If you lead people or if you need to influence others, then communication effectiveness is vital to your success. To understand and to be understood are two of the most essential skills today for modern management today.  That is why we are inviting...

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Succession: 3 Keys to Sustainable Growth

Succession: 3 Keys to Sustainable Growth

By on Sep 4, 2019 in Change Management, Executive Coaching, Team Development | 0 comments

Do you have a pipeline of leaders who can grow your company, free you up to have more time for strategic issues, and take your business further than you ever imagined? Do you have at least TWO people ready to take over your job if something happened to you? What about the other key roles in your organisation? Many executives spend so much time focusing on daily and...

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Feedback. Where would we be without it?

Feedback. Where would we be without it?

By on Aug 1, 2019 in Employee Engagement, Managing People | 0 comments

When I think about feedback, I am reminded of that saying that goes “if you always do what you’ve always done you will always get what you’ve always got”. So, if you are happy with the way things are in your business you can use feedback to encourage more of it. But if you are not happy with the way things are going you can use feedback to make corrections, so you...

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