January 2018

When To Coach And When To Direct

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Career Coaching|Tags: , , , , |

Over recent years there has been a growing body of evidence that demonstrates the value of coaching. Employee surveys report that employees continue to express the desire to be coached and broader organisational research demonstrates that companies with higher levels of [...]

December 2017

6 Ways To Manage Under Performance

By | December 12th, 2017|Categories: Performance Management|Tags: , , , , |

Over recent months we have explored the topic of underperformance from several angles such as, are we really looking at underperformance or an attitude issue?, as well as knowing how to spot the early signs [...]

November 2017

Why Talented Employees Leave Organisations

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Performance Management|Tags: , , , |

I am sure that as a business leader you are fully aware that we are in the grip of a global skills shortage. If in doubt have a quick look at this comprehensive post from the Telegraph.  Whilst [...]

Do You Have the Skills of a High Performing Leader?

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , , , |

In today’s challenging business economy. High-performance leadership skills are in demand.  The question is what are the key traits needed in today’s leadership landscape? Here are seven that we see embodied in successful leaders.    Strategic Business Thinking  [...]

October 2017

What Stops Managers Delegating?

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: Leadership, Team Development|Tags: , , , , |

In my experience as a leader within blue chip organisations and over the last 10 years as an external learning and development professional, one of the most significant challenges I see managers have is around delegation. However, I [...]

How To Manage A Demotivated Team Member Part 2

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Team Development|Tags: , , , |

In my previous blog post, I shared some surprising data about employee engagement in the US and UK. It is a well-known fact that an engaged employee is a happy employee. Similarly, a happy employee is a motivated and productive employee.   It’s [...]

How To Manage A Demotivated Team Member Part 1

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Team Development|Tags: , , , |

It is a well-known fact that an engaged employee is a happy employee. Similarly, a happy employee is a motivated and productive employee.  It is somewhat of a shock then to discover that research in the UK and US reveals that employee [...]

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