How do you navigate organisational politics?

What do you think of when you hear the term 'organisational politics'? My hunch is it's back stabbing, pointless rivalries, sucking up to the boss, that kind of thing. I'm not going to pretend that that isn't a feature of ...

By |2022-07-26T15:35:19+00:00October 4th, 2021|Influence, Leadership, Teamwork|1 Comment

Why do people behave badly at work? Four drivers of bad behaviour

Imagine you see someone behaving badly at work - maybe doing something ethically questionable or taking their anger out on the trainee or not pulling their weight in a crisis. If you're like most people, you'll attribute that behaviour to ...

By |2020-09-04T09:59:07+00:00April 27th, 2018|Different Problem Featured, Organisations|6 Comments

Can I trust you? Six aspects of human interaction where questions of trust arise

I've been thinking a lot about trust lately, partly because I've been working with teams. Trust is the bedrock of team work, but the more I talk and read about it, the more I realise that we're not always talking ...

By |2020-09-04T10:29:39+00:00April 27th, 2017|Emotions & Thinking, Teamwork|2 Comments
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