Damp Squib or Rocket? What Personalities are In Your Team?

What type of team do you work in? No doubt there are lots of different personalities within it, some you like, some not so much. Teams are made up of so many different types and I thought as it is November 5th, that it would be fun to create some personalities based on the most… Read More



Trick or Treat – Does Your Employer Care or Scare?

Hallowe’en comes around quicker and quicker don’t you think? We still have groups coming around each year dressed up in spooky outfits, with adorable made up faces and armed with little buckets ready to be filled with sweets and good things, and that is just the adults!



Do You Speak LinkedIn?

Have you ever received a message on LinkedIn from a member like this one? Infuriating right. Who really speaks this way? It appears that more and more people are learning this new language, and it would appear to be coming from LinkedIn. As you can see from this image the only people qualified to ‘reach… Read More



Managers – Have We Taken Our Eye Off Of The Ball?

Have We Taken Our Eye Off of The Ball? We live in a funny time, employers have never been so cautious about their employees. It is almost like they are living in perpetual fear of recrimination. We cannot say this We cannot do that Will we upset them What if they cry



What Are The 2 Reasons Why Managers Fail?

What Are The 2 Reasons Why Managers Fail? At SerialTrainer7 I get to meet, coach and train so many managers and it is such a privilege to work with such talented people.  Along the way conversations are had that can be quite challenging, especially when we discuss their own performance as a manager and what… Read More



Sales Managers – Do You Interview Candidates Like You’re On The Apprentice?

Sales Managers – Do You Interview Candidates Like You’re On The Apprentice? During some of the SerialTrainer7 Sales Management Training I have been talking to a lot of sales managers about effective recruitment and recently one subject that has come up has been around interview questions.  They have shared experiences of interviewing and some have… Read More



Do Awards Matter?…Hell Yeah!

Do Awards Matter? Hell Yeah! It is a very exciting time here at SerialTrainer7 towers.  For the third time, the business has made it through to the finals of the uberglam and highly prestigious Bath Life Awards. The Bath Life Awards are run by MediaClash publishers of the Bath Life and Bristol Life Magazines and… Read More



Time Management – A Marathon and a Pomodoro!

Time Management & Pomodoro – Feel Like You’re Running a Marathon? I will start by referring to the Pomodoro; it is a type of tomato AND a technique to help with time management, and more on that in a few paragraphs time. Here in Bath the city is buzzing as the annual marathon event known… Read More



The Seven Sins of Toxic Managers…and the Cure.

Toxic Managers, it is time to step up and take the cure?   In our current working environment we are more frequently hearing about disgruntled employees lodging a grievance against their managers or taking legal advice against employers with a view to taking further action.   As a management trainer and former manager, I find… Read More



Find Your Perfect Partners with SerialTrainer7 Ltd

FIND YOUR PERFECT PARTNERS WITH SERIALTRAINER7  The perfect partnership. Did you read our recent news? SerialTrainer7 has now got a new Director on board, and we are celebrating! Isn’t it lovely when you know you’ve met the one, you know that perfect person who just gets you and understands you? It is a perfect partnership. … Read More