Author: Sue-Ellen Watts

01 Jun

It’s time to give your employees permission to fail

In an entrepreneur’s world we are taught that to succeed we must fail. We know that to build the best product or service for our customers we will need to make many iterations along the way, always adapting to the changing needs of the market. We know that we will build things that people don’t

30 May

Do you have a workforce of quitters?

As people managers we are always trying to achieve a balance between providing positive feedback to our employees whilst also being able to discuss poor performance when expectations are not met. I recently had a discussion with a chief executive about a particular employee who is a quality and valued member of the team, but

09 Mar

Employee ink: Is it time to update the company dress policy?

Recently returning from New York I unintentionally started a workplace discussion that has got us thinking about employee dress policies! The conversation was, “What do you do if one of your team come back from their holidays flaunting a rather obvious tattoo?” Well that team member was me, the founder and chief executive, and while

14 Feb

Five tips for managing an office romance

Love is in the air, or it was on Tuesday February 14, which is not only Valentine’s Day but also a day for going to work, where many love stories blossom! We spend so much time at work these days, it’s not surprising that our workplaces have also become our dating grounds! But what are

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