Why Team Building Should Never be Just a Formal Checklist?

Image Source: Unsplash.com Upon hearing the term ‘team building’, most people think about fun activities like paintball or going out to a company sponsored dinner, all expenses paid, during which employees get a chance to socialize more outside work as well. While these are beneficial for multiple reasons, meaningful team building relies on much more … Continue reading “Why Team Building Should Never be Just a Formal Checklist?”

How to Successfully Lead an International Project?

Projects can already be problematic enough – those problems can be magnified when you’re dealing with projects which run around the world and involve a lot of different people, cultures and time zones. And if you’re not familiar with what problems to look out for, there are a lot of potholes for you to put … Continue reading “How to Successfully Lead an International Project?”

Top 5 Leadership Skills of a Small Business CEO

Cultivating and leading a small business is no doubt a challenge, but having a clear set of values helped me dissolve that overwhelming feeling of, “Oh gosh, how do I do this?” while turning my dream into a flourishing startup that I’m proud to be a part of. Whether you’re looking to move your small … Continue reading “Top 5 Leadership Skills of a Small Business CEO”

6 Ideas for Managing Your Team More Effectively

Have you recently been promoted or tasked with leading a team? That’s great! What’s not so great is if the team you have been tasked with overseeing are is not functioning properly. For a first-time manager or leader of a team, dysfunction can be the source of much stress and despair. Although being tasked with leading a … Continue reading “6 Ideas for Managing Your Team More Effectively”

How Upskilling Your Team Can Improve Productivity?

Staff retention is one of the biggest problems faced by employers around the world. Not only are high turnover rates a bad image for the company, they can cost you both time and money. Businesses are often happy to invest in equipment and software, but are more reluctant to spend money on their human capital. … Continue reading “How Upskilling Your Team Can Improve Productivity?”

How New Managers Can Make Strong Decisions for the team?

So I hear you landed the promotion. Congratulations on your new manager role! But while your skills have taken you this far in your career, taking on a managerial role can still be a challenging feat. And if there’s one skill that will help you overcome these challenges and succeed as a manager—its strong decision … Continue reading “How New Managers Can Make Strong Decisions for the team?”

A Visual Guide to Running the Best Meetings Ever

According to a study in MIT Sloan Management Review, executive level staff are currently spending almost 23 hours a week in meetings, more than double what they would have spent in the 1960s. Clearly some of these meetings must be important, but do they have to take up quite so much time that could be … Continue reading “A Visual Guide to Running the Best Meetings Ever”

3 Challenges Faced when Managing Employees Globally

How do you command respect from someone you’ve never met, in a country you’ve never been to? The answer isn’t easy. Today’s leaders are faced with a new set of hurdles as globalization continues to gain momentum. Communicating with—let alone overseeing—employees overseas can seem impossible without the right tools in place. Let’s take a look at … Continue reading “3 Challenges Faced when Managing Employees Globally”