November 2017

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 [...]

September 2017

The 8 Attitudes and Beliefs of Successful Leaders

By | September 7th, 2017|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

When you consider the truly great leaders of our time whether that is in politics, business, not for profit, arts, or public sector they all share similar values and beliefs.  In today’s post, I want to share 8 key attitudes and beliefs of successful leaders.   [...]

Underperformance: 5 Early Warning Signs It’s Happening In Your Team

By | September 4th, 2017|Categories: Performance Management, Team Development|Tags: , , , , , |

Managing underperformance is a part of the management process that not all managers enjoy!  While many grasp the nettle and tackle the issue before it becomes bigger, others avoid it for as long as they can and sometimes until it becomes a [...]

August 2017

7 Strategies To Keep Top Performers Motivated Part 1

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Performance Management|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that a high performer can deliver 400 % more productivity than the average performer? No, me neither, I knew it was significantly higher, and this figure astounds me. It does makes me wonder how much in the day [...]

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