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Keeping up to date with the cutting edge when working in tech

Keeping up to date with the cutting edge when working in tech

Keeping up with the cutting edge trends is absolutely essential for all those who work in the tech business. It doesn’t take much to fall behind in such a rapidly evolving industry. If your competitors know more than you do then you may find yourself missing out on valuable opportunities. It is also important for those who are considering entering the tech industry to be current on the latest technology and trends. Here are some tips...

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How leadership can change the world, not just a business

How leadership can change the world, not just a business

If you work in business or have seen a successful entrepreneur/business leader at work, then you will know that strong leadership is a key driver in business success. What you may not be as aware of is that many businesspeople are applying their experience and skills to the world of philanthropy. In the process, they are helping good causes to bring their message to a wider community. Philanthropy can assume a number of different forms....

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Why we need to evaluate training and how to do it

Why we need to evaluate training and how to do it

Kevin Lawrence is MD of Odyssey Management Training – on a mission to eradicate mediocrity Odyssey specialises in leadership and management development, change, executive team development and organisational development strategy. Training matters. It’s important to organisations because it improves the skills of their employees, which in turn improves productivity and company performance. It’s important to employees both for what...

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Workplace Management: Smart Ways to Deal with Depression

Workplace Management: Smart Ways to Deal with Depression

Depression is a real problem in today’s workplace, and it’s not confined to shift workers. Employers are seeing a wide range of shifts and employees experiencing depression. On the one hand, the employer has to keep production going. On the other, a depressed employee is not a productive one. What’s a manager to do? Always Follow Up With Employees Don’t wait for employees to come to you and express their depression. Most won’t. In...

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How Leadership can be the key to International business success

One of the most common questions young business students ask is: How do entrepreneurs become successful business leaders? Many people have excellent ideas or create brilliant products, and then fail to run a successful business. Regardless of the quality of the product or service, what most often sets one company apart from another is the quality of its leadership. Ultimately, it is people who create successful businesses, not products and...

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The Characteristics of a Leader

It is well known that there are two types of people in this world, leaders and followers. A society needs both types to function and there is nothing wrong with being branded as the latter. In fact, followers probably enjoy less stress in life than leaders as they live without the responsibility, competition and complications that come with being a leader. However, it is also true that the most financially successful people are leaders. But...

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