The main thing about prioritizing

Stephen Covey told us, “the main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” But what if you have lots of things you need to get done in the next day, week, or month? This is the dilemma[...]

Published: January 16, 2017
By: Darryl Stewart
Saying Goodbye to a Great Employee

It is a dilemma. A great member of your team is leaving for a totally understandable reason. You are sad to see this person go and you truly wish them well. What do you do? Do you make a big[...]

Published: July 7, 2014
By: Darryl Stewart
5 Second Test

Ask the best, most engaging, managers how they excel and you will get a different story every time.  They all do things differently.  They come in all shapes, sizes, colours, educational backgrounds and with all kinds of styles and different[...]

Published: March 25, 2014
By: Darryl Stewart
Why you should not be fair to your staff

By Darryl Stewart, Head of the Herd My mantra on being a fair manager goes something like this: Treating people fairly to me does not mean treating everyone the same, it means treating everyone the way they deserve to be[...]

Published: July 9, 2013
By: Kristen
Feeding the Geckos – an employee engagement technique

By Darryl Stewart, Head of the Herd Great teams develop their own unique words, phrases and culture over time.  It can be a badge of honour to understand the inside jokes and vernacular of the team.  It can create a[...]

Published: June 25, 2013
By: Kristen