‘If they don’t pay you what you want, will you leave; and if you leave do they care?’ This oft-repeated mantra is useful starting point for senior executives and employers alike when approaching top salary negotiations. Executives should be clear in their own minds how much they are really prepared to work for, and why. Pay equality is not the issue.
Inside Google’s new London office, employees can eat and drink for free. It’s a smart move: by keeping ‘Googlers’ in the building during lunch and coffee breaks, the company hopes that its staff will interact more, fuelling team spirit. Ian Sanders explores how innovative employers develop successful teams, and offers five tips for you to do the same.
There are, undoubtedly, too many unconscionable acts of corporate negligence, greed and poor leadership that must be addressed before the rot sets in. But companies shouldn’t lose perspective of the enormous benefits they provide consumers and citizens worldwide.
Video summary of a thought-leadership panel discussion held at the Financial Times on 6 July 2017 exploring the issues around regaining the confidence and trust of staff.
Good communication skills are an essential part of effective leadership. Done well, a speech can motivate, engage and, most importantly, inspire action, says Dr Juan Carlos Pastor.
Corporate leaders don’t need to reach the oratorical heights of a Martin Luther King or Barack Obama to influence their teams, but they should at least embrace five principles.