What Healthy Conflict Looks Like

A perfect storm for conflict: Zoom fatigue, home schooling, and a long time without proper connection to colleagues. A friend of mine got fired from a customer facing role a few years ago, after having a huge bust up with a colleague in front of a group of customers. For his employer, losing two staff […]

Lead towards fear?

Are you or your team bored or stagnated? 15-20% of people are considering leaving their roles, and March is the busiest time of the year for people to quit. A crucial way to re-engage and boost retention is to create a growth culture. How? Match the skills you have (personally or on your team), to […]

6 team frustrations every small business owner should be confronting

Team performance sorted? Don’t be so sure. Having a high performing team feels like you’re multiplying your time, your leadership and your output. Having a poor performing team is a drain: They suck precious time away from growing your business. It causes friction, wastes time and loses money. Here’s why these frustrations happen – and […]

ALL CHANGE: We’re now called Upward Workshops!

Here’s to new beginnings. As of July 2021, we’re becoming Upward Workshops! Due to the huge success of The Upward Course – we’re using the name Upward across the board. Including for our workshops, range of courses and soon to launch employee engagement platform. It’s an exciting time for our brand, and with the new […]