Could have done better!

I will always remember drafting a report for a Director. It was the first time I had written one and in those days there was no internet to research how to write a report! Would you believe it! Well, I really thought I had compiled a succinct and evidence-based report and felt really pleased with … Read more

Your Mood & How it Affects Others!

I can to this day recall a Manager who would come into work with a scowl and wouldn’t want to talk to anyone. You could have cut the air with a knife! All the employees on the floor would put their head down and the atmosphere would be strained. It really wasn’t a nice place … Read more

Effective Problem-Solving – Duck or Dive

  So are you a ducker or diver? Effective Problem Solving   “Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.” Colin … Read more

Creating Harmony with your team

Have you ever been in an environment where the atmosphere feels constrained and conversations are muted and far from genuine? If you are the team leader you need to consider why it’s happening and how you can promote real open and honest conversations. Without people being free to share ideas and thoughts openly, creativity is … Read more

Working with Individuals and teams through Change

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Wayne Dyer Do we as leaders and Managers really think about how people are affected when we bring in change? Do we give enough support through change periods? I think we strive to and certainly try our best, despite all … Read more