Leading Through Change

Discover our new powerful and dynamic two-day workshop that increases professional effectiveness and success. “Leading Through Change” will guide you through tried, tested and trusted, step-by-step strategies that are simple to apply and will allow you to master change successfully and ultimately have the competitive advantage. Click here to find out more information.

The characteristics of terrific employees (part 2)

They never (publicly) complain. The ability to complain privately or bring up a complaint in a positive and professional way that provides a path to a solution is one very important top employee trait. These are the kinds of employees who discuss delicate issues in a professional and private manner.   They know when to … Continue reading

The 3 Most Powerful Questions Any Leader Must Answer

While leadership concepts may be easy to understand, implementing them is often extremely challenging and, unfortunately, too difficult for some.Becoming a brilliant leader takes focus, well thought-out plans and determination.Effective leadership requires a strong foundation of self-knowledge – e.g. personal values, principles, vision, and goals – and a clear understanding of your strengths and weaknesses. … Continue reading

How effective a Leader are you and your team?

Of course you’re working hard to create employees who are motivated and send results “ballistic” on a consistent basis  –  who wouldn’t be?! The key to achieving this is not motivation; it goes beyond that … the key is inspiration! Your Senior Leadership Team might technically be very good at what they do (i.e. subject experts), … Continue reading

Are you a terrible manager?

It has always amazed us how many terrible managers there are in the workplace. This isn’t something new; it’s been this way for as long as we can remember. Sadly, these ineffective managers rarely get identified in a timely manner by senior management. This means terrible managers don’t get properly trained, or removed. The consequence is … Continue reading

So what’s it like on Jupiter?

A gold medal winning Olympic athlete is going to do poorly competing in the high jump on Jupiter. The reason? Gravity is two and a half times that of Earth’s which means … you’re just not going to jump very well. Contrast this to our moon, which gives you a huge advantage … because you’d … Continue reading

The solution to all the significant business challenges you can’t fix

Beliefs. It’s as simple as that … not easy … simple! You believe certain things … your team believe other things. You believe the new direction will energise and motivate your team … they believe the old direction was better. You believe your new strategies will kick start a sustainable growth track, your team don’t. … Continue reading

What successful companies do…

Any company can be beset by change, and at any time.  This can be because of competitor activity, staff turnover, financial challenges, upheaval following a re-structure … take your pick … the list is long, you’ll probably be able to come up with about 50 of your own reasons given a few minutes to think … Continue reading

Great leaders always have more great leaders behind them

You can always spot a great leader, not by the way they conduct themselves, or their first rate forward thinking, but simply by observing the long line of up and coming leaders following behind them. In the words of John Quincy Adams: “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and … Continue reading