Fuel for Success

I’m struck by the amount of people I know who don’t sleep well. It bothers me because I was an insomniac for years, and I know how debilitating life can be without a consistent good nights sleep. I am aware that for many entrepreneurs, business owners and managers the stress and demands of their work life can create so much …

effective delegation

What Has Effective Delegation Got To Do With Monkeys?

I really wish someone had explained the principles of effective delegation and not taking on other people’s problems before I started my first supervisor’s job. I was only 19 and I had just been employed as a Host in a large restaurant. Being Host meant that I greeted the guests and sat them down, but it also meant that I …

motivation in the workplace

Motivation in the Workplace: The Role of Money

I have often heard the disgruntled comment, “I pay them, don’t I?” but is money really what motivates people to work harder?  Motivation in the workplace is a big topic for people who are responsible for managing teams and as a business coach, it often comes up in my conversations with clients. Ironically I have learnt the most about motivating …