50 First Dates With My Assistant

I once had an office assistant working on my team, who would email then call each team member daily, sometimes multiple times, for an update. First, she would send an email. Then, one of my other colleagues would remark, “Did you see that email?” Finally, the assistant would call me 15 minutes later to check (more…)

Business Meeting Management

Business meeting management is about steering your meetings towards the desired outcomes, in a timely manner. Most daily and weekly catch ups are a string of clich├ęs, bad boss jokes and hardly a motivating way to start the day. No offence to my current boss of course, whose jokes are always on point! Before every (more…)

Building trust in your work teams

How Semco is Building Trust Building trust within teams can take years, explains Semco Founder, Ricardo Semler. However, there are a few simple things you can do, as a leader, to build trust very quickly. These are just a few practices in place at the marvellous Semco. Building trust through participative management Semco, in case (more…)