Gaping Void nails it….again!

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The Monday Morning Quote #529

The Day After One of the Greatest Stories in Sport a couple of quotes from Eldrick “Tiger” Woods.

“People don’t understand that when I grew up, I was never the most talented, I was never the biggest, I was never the fastest, I certainly was never the strongest.

The only thing I had was my work ethic, and that’s been what has gotten me this far.” 


“Days when you just don’t have it, you don’t pack it in, you give it everything you’ve .

You grind it out.” 


It ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it.

The recent CIPD research in partnership with Simply Health was completed in November 2018 and covered more than 3.2 million employees across the UK.

The top causes of long term sickness were mental ill health & stress with 59% & 54% respectively.

 

 

The top three causes of stress related illness are:

  • Workloads / volume of work.  62%
  • Management style.   43%
  • Relationships at work. 30%

Your style as a manager needs to vary depending upon the different environments and employees. Management styles can be categorised as autocratic, democratic and laissez faire. What do you think your’s is?

If you need help with either your own management style or your managers’ style then drop me a line at alunrees@mac.com – it’s what I’m here for.

The full report is available here.

CIPD’s Top tips to support managers to minimise stress in their teams is available here.

 

 

The removal of options in young people’s lives.

Actor Jason Isaacs (of “Hi to Jason” fame) was interviewed in the FT “Inventory” column last weekend. Here is one of the questions, his answer and comment.

The Monday Morning Quote #528

A return to an old favourite:

“To change one’s life:
1. Start immediately.
2. Do it flamboyantly.
3. No exceptions.”

William James

The Monday Morning Quote #527

For April 1st.:

“There are two ways to be fooled.

One is to believe what isn’t true;

the other is to refuse to believe what is true.”

― Soren Kierkegaard

 

The Monday Morning Quote #526

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

Leonardo Da Vinci

If you get the opportunity to visit any of the museums that are exhibiting some of the Da Vinci drawings during the next few months take it. 500 years after his death his work is still awe inspiring. I have managed Cardiff and Manchester – so far. Read more HERE.

 

 

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