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Communication That Isn’t Perfect

Are you ever worried that your communication isn’t perfect?  Before your conversation (i.e. in your head), you know what you want to say and how you want to say it.  You may have also considered ...

Walk, Talk and Think?

How often do you think you should be “seen” by your team?   When should you be available to your team if they want to talk to you?  Those keeping to the confines of their office ...

My Coat Went To The Theatre Without Me

Not a sentence I would expect to say very often: my coat went to the theatre without me.  But that’s exactly what happened the other day Having had a very nice meal at a lovely restaurant, ...

A Team That Takes Responsibility

If you get to the end of the day and realise that you’ve helped your team do their roles, but not had a chance to do yours, it may be that you need to develop ...

A Career Promise

We often make promises to people, and pride ourselves in keeping those promises.  But there is often one promise that ends up being put to the bottom of the list, or even forgotten about completely, ...

Can A Team Work Too Well Together?

Having a team that works well together is something that leaders obviously strive for.  We want respect, encouragement, engagement and team creativity.  Many leaders will try to avoid any form of conflict from happening, worrying ...

The Time To Innovate Is Now

All industries look to innovate in order to ensure they can respond quickly enough to customer demands.  Problems often arise if there’s a lack of speed in innovation.  And some leaders are concerned that few ...

Support For The Top Performers

As busy leaders in today’s environments, how should time by divided most appropriately to provide the support that will make a real difference to the team? Usually, when asked whether you should spend more time on ...

I Can’t Possibly Be Wrong!

Have you been in a meeting where you’ve tried to defend your position, but feel that you’re losing the argument?  Your voice may get louder, you start talking over and correcting others, or you go ...

Negative Beliefs Hindering Leadership

Beliefs are those things that you’ve decide are true for you, whether positive or negative.  Confidence in our abilities often comes down to what we believe about ourselves, even though we’re often not consciously ...