Whether it’s cutting people off mid-sentence, people twiddling their thumbs with their eyes on the clock or slurping down a late lunch, there are habits – if left unchecked – that can turn a good meeting into a bad one.
Everyday expenditures can become such the norm that we hardly notice what we are spending. Want to accelerate your saving? Try these simple tricks from CEO at Scottish Trust Deed, David Baddeley.
When we think of addictions, the ones that take a toll on the body spring to mind: tobacco, alcohol and drugs. But there are many more compulsive behaviours people display everyday and in the workplace, that fly under the radar because they don’t seem dangerous.
We all come back from work with good intentions, but our goals can quickly go out the window. So be deliberate in how you want to achieve success by taking these winning habits on board.
To be one of those highly effective finance directors, you have to be up-to-date on all the latest accounting standards, be know the latest developments in tax legislation and spend long hours in your office reviewing reconciliations and signing off VAT returns. That’s right isn’t it? No.
When leaders lack the ability to provide direction, staff morale suffers – and they may even grow to hate you because of it.
Even on the best of days, certain habits of colleagues can irk us beyond belief. But what, exactly, are the biggest office annoyances?
When you’re leading a fast-growth business it can often be hard to prioritise and remain productive, so Real Business has found out how nine high flyers construct their typical working day.
Close knit environments such as offices can be a hotbed for behavioural differences, and data from AXA has revealed what staff habits are driving bosses to distraction.
No matter the industry your business is in, taking note of consumer behaviour and pre-empting demand is invaluable in ensuring your business remains current and successful.
London office workers would rather see the back of their colleagues than say goodbye to coffee.
Bollywood's Shah Rukh Khan once said that success is an extremely strange thing in the fact that “a successful person doesn't actually know why he or she is successful.”