Time to Talk

Time to Talk

It’s national #WorkLifeWeek, so a perfect time to read this article by Coco Khan in last week’s Guardian.  She advises making time for some non-work conversation, whether by video, phone, Whatsapp or other means.   It is so important for our mental health to have...

Trust

With many people still working from home, managers are having to work out how best to delegate in the virtual world – and how to trust that the work will be done.  You can’t make other people be trustworthy, but you can show trust in them.   Getting to know...
Trust and Leaders

Trust and Leaders

There’s a definite lack of trust at the moment – in our institutions, in politicians, and sometimes between leaders and their teams at work.  Trust arises from shared experience and our judgements of each other’s behaviour.   About trust: We trust people whom we...
Trust and Leaders

Boss “phubbing” reduces trust

Boss “phubbing” reduces trust We’ve all seen people in groups looking at their phones rather than talking to each other.  Now there’s a name for it – “phubbing”, short for “phone snubbing”, giving your phone precedence over the people you are with. It may...