26Oct

Steps to Deal Effectively with Unacceptable Behaviour and Performance (and keep trust and respect)

One of the situations most avoided by leaders is dealing with unacceptable behaviour and performance. The main reasons are: Fear of failure. Causing more conflict or escalation. Losing or breaking relations. Not knowing how to do it effectively. Concern about the process being onerous. Yet, those leaders who have invested the time to learn how read more

19Oct

Mindfulness Explained Simply – in the Leadership and Workplace Context

Mindfulness seems to be a hot topic right now, and not clearly understood, especially in the context of leadership and the workplace. We hear elaborate explanations referring to Buddhist and similar doctrines which are helpful in the longer term in the personal development and spiritual space. However, they need to mean something more direct and read more

28Sep

The Millennial Myth is a Tip of the Iceberg

Stop, I say – we are all human with similar predictable needs, established over the millennia. We need clarity of agreement about values, vision, goals, tasks and roles. We need clarity about our value to the team, organisation or community. We need acknowledgement for achieving agreed outcomes. We need clarity about the possibilities for our read more

03Aug

The Six Steps to Remedy Ineffective Leadership (and keep good people)

Ineffective leadership is the biggest reversible cost to a business. If the leadership is dysfunctional at the top, then it gravitates downwards, infecting leaders at other levels. However, dysfunction in leadership at any level will have a negative impact at all levels of the business. The costs come from loss of: – talent engagement productivity read more

09Feb

The Top Six Moves for CEOs to Make Now

It seems the world is in turmoil with uncertainty of global political stability; accelerating technological change; commoditisation of services; loss of trust in the validity of information from and through the media and the growing impact of climate change. 2017 is shaping up to be a very interesting time, though not without hope and the read more