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A blog about modern working

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ August 30, 2018

Keeping the conversation open with feedback

Managing a remote team is no walk in the park. For the team manager, the distance and the disconnect of the remote set up can be tough to handle. Keeping everyone progressing on a ...

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ August 27, 2018

New managers, your company needs you

There’s a first time for everything. In both our personal and our working lives, we learn as we go. These moments provide opportunities to grow, to improve, and to enrich our ...

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ August 21, 2018

Team communication: Keeping your remote team close

As more and more businesses begin to see the value in remote working, and as increasing numbers of the workforce demand the ability to work remotely, managers need to think in ...

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ August 14, 2018

Are you sitting comfortably?

An interesting conversation broke out on my Twitter feed recently. A good friend - a photographer and filmmaker - mentioned that he was building a new editing studio and had ...

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ August 10, 2018

Team Motivation: Morale and how not to lose the dressing room

Listening to the radio a couple of days ago, there was a discussion on how a team was suffering from low morale and that the manager had ‘lost the dressing room’. Its a common ...

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ August 6, 2018

Maintaining the momentum of project management

So, you have a project. Its a big, important project, one that needs a full team effort to bring to completion. Time is ticking, though it's not yet against you. But if you don’t ...

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ July 31, 2018

Making meetings work for all

You’re having a good day. You’re meeting deadlines and the project you’ve been working on is progressing well. You’re enjoying your work, as you plough through your to-do list. It ...

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ July 23, 2018

All it takes is one bad apple

Creating, building and maintaining a team can be a stressful enough task for leaders. So many factors play into the dynamic of the team, and the mood can change in the blink of an ...

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ July 17, 2018

The Importance Of The F-word

We are not robots. Well, I’m certainly not a robot, though I guess you may be. But what I mean is, we’re not meant to be robots. We don’t have to work like robots, behave like ...

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ July 9, 2018

The trouble with remote working

The benefits of remote working are clear and obvious. We know the story. For the worker, it offers a more flexible way of working, a better work-life balance, less disruption and ...

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ July 3, 2018

Business is good but return business is better

I once owned a restaurant and bar with a function suite attached. We hosted private functions for customers. Family occasions, business networking events, meetings, private dining ...

Paul Fitzgerald
By Paul Fitzgerald/ June 28, 2018

Knowing your weaknesses is one of your strengths

I’ve been trying to think of a proverb. A suitable tale in a single neat sentence, to describe a thought. It needs to sound wise, as though handed down through the centuries, ...