Category Archives: People management/team management

Three steps to great leadership

Here is a blog I recently posted in LinkedIn.  I received great comments, some of which asked me about the all important “Why?” that should first be answered before any of the steps can be fully effective.  This is included … Continue reading

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Do Unto Others……

I read a good blog the other day which advised leaders to treat their employees as they would want to be treated. This is sound advice in many situations, however I shall always remember my diversity training at Shell which challenged my basic belief of “Do unto others as you would be done by”. This blog gives an additional view. Continue reading

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How to be a positive leader

There is the underlying need for leaders to create a positive environment in which employees recognise their role in overcoming problems. To make a start, there are 3 questions leaders can use to focus everyone on solutions rather than challenges. Why should they do this? Looking for opportunities and always having a positive mindset sets the tone for people to take responsibility, find solutions and succeed. Continue reading

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4 steps to better time management

n summary, poor time management is a mix of not just having too much to do, but also doing the wrong things for the wrong reasons. Here are 4 steps to help you take action and manage your time effectively for yourself and your business Continue reading

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The 2 keys to personal development

Personal development can lead to realising your potential but it will take awareness and a commitment to changing behaviours, which are driven by your internal and external drivers. Using these keys will help you to understand, manage and develop yourself to reach your personal goals. To motivate and develop your people, a similar understanding of their internal and external drivers will give you the keys to support their leadership development. Continue reading

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3 Tips to High Performance

Most CEOs I talk to are clear about what they want to achieve and some are a little disappointed when their employees do not appear to be as focused and motivated as they are. Very often this is due to the CEO failing to include the third and most important tip in this simple list. Continue reading

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Appraisal tips from the archives

That time of year is coming around again and my clients are starting to look at delivering or participating in appraisals. I therefore bring two previous posts to your attention to enable you to brush up your skills, make your appraisals a positive experience and achieve the best results from the process. Continue reading

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