Hive Five

In our ‘Hive Five’ blogs we share five tips on topics of general interest; suggesting  five actions to put into practice right away.

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1st TIME TEAM MANAGEMENT

5 Tips 1. Learn the basics. As a first time team manager there will be lots of new things to do. A lot of important stuff will concern your team, so get over the basics as soon as you can. Ask for training so that you understand how to hire and on board, performance...

Solving ‘knotty’ problems

5 Tips 1. Understand pressure and priority. If you find yourself in the middle of a crisis with a big problem to solve in two hours, that is very different from a problem that has been brewing or is deeply ingrained. What pressure are you really under and how quickly...

Returning to work after serious illness

5 Tips1. Trust in you. Everyone (and I mean everyone) will offer you advice about what to do or not do. You must decide what is right for you. Sometimes returning to work quickly can give you the sense of normality you need to help you get some control back. At other...

Building Personal Resilience

Or the capacity to spring back into shape after difficulty. 5 Tips 1. Think positive. Perfection is a cruel mistress. Rather than aiming for everything being ‘just so’ - be optimistic that you can improve things (including yourself) in small steps. 2. Embrace failure....

Getting Feedback You Disagree With

5 Tips 1. Pause. Whatever the circumstances for you getting feedback you don’t agree with first press the pause button. However annoying, disheartening, frustrating or even cruel it feels, you need to understand feedback properly before you can accept or reject it. 2....

Starting a New Job, with a New Employer

5 Tips 1. Reflect on the past. Jot down the circumstances that led to you getting a new job. Was there anything significant about the journey or process? Are there any thoughts or feelings from the past that might get in the way of the future? Acknowledge them and...

How to Hive Five

How to Hive Five We focus all our Hive Five blogs on subjects of general interest to you for work and career. There may be occasions when our topics apply more widely to things you are dealing with in life. If this is the case we hope they help, but remind you of the...

Managing Successful Programmes

5 Tips 1. Know the customer. Work really hard to understand the customer need. This might be different from your primary stakeholders need, however ultimately serving the customer of the programme means you are likely to create a sustained business benefit. 2. Be...

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