Where middle managers represent a keystone in a company, sitting between the top and bottom of an organisation, they frequently get caught between conflicting demands and priorities, making it a challenging position to be in. They not only require expertise in their field but an ability to work well with a wide range of colleagues. (more…)
Have you got any New Year’s resolutions for 2017? For many people, resolutions include giving up harmful behaviours such as smoking, drinking or overeating, and getting fit(ter) instead. Or maybe you would like to spend more quality time with your family and friends, achieve a better work-life balance and a healthier lifestyle. Perhaps you would like to start realising a project that has been on your mind for quite some time.
It’s particularly apparent that human beings are very resistant to learning and changing. They only learn and change when the pressure becomes too heavy and/or they have no other choice left. Executives also use their positions in order to no longer have to learn. Thus less and less new knowledge is “produced” which the company urgently needs. (more…)