blog

Seal with nose out of water breathing in air

Oxygen for managers

In 2008, Google did an internal study on what behaviours make a great manager. They identified eight. Last year they updated and extended this study, called Project Oxygen, and added two more behaviours. Here is the updated list… Is a …

Read More
Man reflecting

Reflection – the heart of true CPD

In this article, I’m taking a new look at CPD. The acronym ‘CPD’ rolls easily off our tongue, but too often we forget what it really means. CPD has become, for many, a chore that has to be done, a box …

Read More
Barriers and traffic cones

Change? Sure, but what’s stopping you?

You’re a manager and you want change. What next? Ask, “Do I want people to do different things or do things differently?” In other words, do I want people to change WHAT they do, or HOW they do what they …

Read More
AllAboutLaw Awards 2019 logo

Event – 28th November – Getting onboarding right

For the first time in 2019, The AllAboutLaw Awards include talks from a range of industry experts, designed to help you and your firm become more informed and have a practical effect on your goals and targets. Paul has been …

Read More
Fisherman balancing on a boat

Chasing the myth of work/life balance

Last time I looked, work was a part of life, so maybe we should be talking about work vs non-work balance? Whatever we call this balance, why do we want it? And why do we blame work when our lives …

Read More