Tag Archives: people management

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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3 key questions to manage change

People can fear change. This reaction arises from the fear of what will be lost because of the change, rather than the change itself. Supporting people through change is the key role of a leader and can be effective if the process starts with asking 3 key questions. Continue reading

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3 Daily Questions to Motivate Your Team

Moving from being a Manager to being a leader requires a shift in perspective. Leaders see themselves as empowering others rather than directing or controlling people and tasks. To empower requires the leader to demonstrate their credibility, their interest in developing their people and their trust. Why? People will not follow if these elements are not in place and if they do follow, productivity improves with dramatic performance results. Showing support and highlighting success and learning on a daily basis creates stronger relationships that motivate everyone in the team. Continue reading

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3 Magic Questions to motivate your people

My client is new to her leadership role and so I shared the 3 questions she could ask each of her new team members in her first 1-2-1 meeting with them. Why? These questions focus on what is important to the business, the individuals and aligns the leader and employee to both of those goals. This increases motivation, job satisfaction and productivity. Continue reading

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