How many times have you been in a dreadful meeting? It has been estimated we spend 6 years (yes years) of our working life in meetings that add no value. I'm on a mission to change that by running powRead More
The simplest and most common way of describing a person is to identify patterns of behaviour and to label them with trait names (introverted, happy, moody, helpful etc). But who states what constitutes a trait? Whose definition is ‘happy’ or ‘helpful’? There are some who may say that this process of
The starting point is culture In the current volatile and uncertain times that we find ourselves in I hear more and more often the need for greater resilience. What is resilience?
It is very rare (in fact I would say non-existent) that a group of people who are randomly thrown together will instantly begin operating as a high performing team. I have both built and worked in numerous high performing teams over my 30 years of experience of leadership and teams and it has becom
“Have the courage to see what is wrong with your culture and then do something about it.”
What do I mean by culture? It is one of those words that gets banded around a lot, especially in the corporate world. Why?
It appears true in daily life and in the military that ‘no plan survives contact with the enemy’. For the purpose of this article, please read enemy as the physical enemy in war, the hidden enemy of a pandemic, the failed attempts in life and business along with our corporate competition. The questi
We live in a world of such phenomenal opportunity. Never before has there been so much opportunity for those brave enough to open their minds and grab what is available.
This leadership style is considered to be one of the most effective for leaders in executive positions, and it can bring myriad benefits to an organisation.
“The new sales director has incredible vision, and they know exactly how to get the team to hit their targets!”
Participative leadership offers a host of benefits to an organisation willing to use it. By involving employees in company decisions you raise their awareness, encourage their contributions, and raise their morale.