Archived content for the category: ‘Leadership’




I am in the process of coaching an emerging leader in a large service based organisation and this week he had a break through.  Leading a team of people, he has been met with the typical frustrations and challenges of motivating staff, keeping them engaged and reducing their stress levels… read more






businessman-mirror




12 years ago, I was asked by my business coach to write down a list of all my frustrations in business and in life. I wrote a solid two pages of whinges. It was the permission I needed to have my own little pity parade with on orchestra of violins. It… read more






X Factor




A few weeks ago I was horrified to watch the two judges on New Zealand’s X factor supposedly giving feedback to one of the contestants during a live show. Did you see it?  If not, you can watch it here. It was a beautiful (and horrific) example of how not… read more






SuperKid




I was talking to a leader this week about starting in a new role and how they were winning over their new team. It all sounded like it was going to plan until she explained an exercise where her team were all given a task and a deadline.   The outcome… read more






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We are all aware that openness and transparency is on the desirable list for a leader and that employees generally demand even greater communication and honesty in today’s leader. However………..Are you an over-sharer? Do you talk as you think? Have you got so many thoughts running through your head, that… read more






 
 
 
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