Is lack of sleep affecting your performance at work?

Most of us understand that sleep is just as important for our health as exercise and eating a balanced diet. What you might not realise is just how much of an impact that a lack of sleep can have on your performance at work.

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How to scrap lengthy meetings for better productivity

More often than not, meetings leave us feeling bored or deflated. They are long, boring, and can be so disorganised that it feels like a complete waste of time. In the modern business world, there is no need for lengthy meetings that see little results and have no positive impact on productivity. Instead, take a look Read more…

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The power of taking time to reflect

To be more effective and productive, you sometimes need to take a step back and review things- past successes, future plans, and perhaps those which didn’t go as expected. But how often do you take time out to properly reflect on your business?

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The importance of encouraging your team to get outside

Many of us will have every intention of adding some adventure to our lives but when it comes to actually fitting this in we fall flat, despite the health benefits that come from being outside. Having time out and time to enjoy the great outdoors is vital for our mental health. From a business perspective, Read more…

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Competitive vs collaborative team building, which is better?

Team building activities come in all shapes and sizes and will suit different teams. You have to choose between the type of activity, whether it is indoors or outdoors and whether you want it to be a full day or half day. One other thing that you might want to consider is whether you opt Read more…

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Why we shouldn’t just apply the brakes this bank holiday

A Bank Holiday weekend offers the chance of having a 3 or 4 day period to just stop and breathe. These Bank Holidays should result in a more rested and energised workforce but it seems most of us are using these long weekends to play catch up.  In the modern world, we are always attracted Read more…

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What to remember when investing in team building

Team building hasn’t always had a good reputation and often the phrase “team building” leaves employees cringing and wanting to run for the nearest exit. Despite its reputation, team building is a really important investment for businesses. It gets teams away from their desks, builds trust, encourages communication and highlights attributes of team members. There Read more…

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Why having fun is important for business

There are some businesses that will try and discourage fun in the workplace and who will steer clear of fun in the workplace or external team building activities, fearing that it could cause too much distraction and negatively impact the overall performance of staff. By doing so, these companies are missing out on a number Read more…

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Stop working and start seeking out the stories

Everybody loves a good story and storytelling can be found in a range of forms, from books and movies to office jokes and music. It is ingrained into everyday life and each of us has our own preferred style of storytelling, but the importance of stories is how they can shape us and teach us. This Read more…

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Running your business is just like running a marathon

Every year thousands of people take part in various runs and marathons, pushing themselves to the limit. They are constantly training and improving, just as businesses should be.  Despite their differences, men and women of all ages take part in these events with the shared desire to reach the finish line. To make it to Read more…

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