It’s not a race We do not want to suggest that we should all race back to the office. Still, it seems the lockdown is being relaxed and workers are encouraged to go back to work if they are able to. Jan de Jonge, the founder of People Busines Psychology Ltd., was very recently featured […]
How much “Common Sense” have you got?
Page from “Terra-Filius” by Nicholas Amhurst (writing in March 1725): “There is not (…) a more uncommon thing in the world than common sense (…)”. How much “Common Sense” have you got? Appeals are made by both government and people closer to home to “use your common sense”. The United Kingdom, this beautiful country I […]
How Do You Cope with COVID-19?
Your personality has a lot to do with how you individually respond to the Coronavirus pandemic. “It’s all about people” – a claim we have all heard and many agree with. The way we cope with a development like Coronavirus that is sweeping the globe depends on many things. First of all, the pandemic may […]
Three core skills – for any leader in 2019.
Practise these three things to improve your impact as leader In our daily lives, we constancy assess how our bosses and our leaders come across to us. Their impact and persuasiveness have a great bearing on whether we listen to them and follow up on their ideas and expectations. When looking at leaders to […]
The Importance of Hospitable Leadership in Hospitality
We often hear and read that leadership is crucial in business. In any business. Is this importance overstated? Having worked in the luxury-segment hotel industry, I subscribe to the idea that leaders have a strong influence of how, and how well, the workforce operates – especially in the hotel industry. Leaders not only influence how […]
Compassionate Leadership; not “[Me] First – [Me] First!”
Our working environment will inevitably harbour some employees who have their own self-interests at heart more than they should and those who consider altruism as their guiding principle. The same may well apply to those who lead these employees. The interests of others and our self-interest: it’s a balancing act, after all – for leaders, too. The […]