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Is keeping your own perspective damaging your team performance?

By |2019-05-10T13:48:12+01:00May 10th, 2019|Perspective|

One of my favourite topics to discuss on any training course, whether that be on management development, leadership development, team development or sales development training courses is Perspective. It is a favourite topic because, firstly when people understand how it works it can have so much movement as part of people’s development. My other [...]

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The Boy Band Technique

By |2019-04-23T10:24:39+01:00April 23rd, 2019|Articles, High Performance Culture, Interpersonal Skills, Presenting|

I was recently running a Presentation Skills workshop, which is one of my favourite courses to run. Seeing the change that people can make when they receive just a little feedback is very rewarding. During this workshop we were looking particularly at how people co-present in pairs or in groups. I introduced the workshop [...]

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I can do it quicker… and it is ruining my work life!

By |2019-04-16T12:05:25+01:00April 16th, 2019|Interpersonal Skills, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Performance, Success|

It is true that no one knows how to complete a task in your department like you do. You have worked hard all of your career to become a manager and built your team up around you to be successful. You, the manager, understand all of the component parts that come together to get [...]

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Why is it so important to develop workplace trust?

By |2018-11-06T10:42:31+01:00November 6th, 2018|Belief, Business, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion|

When managing issues around employee engagement, productivity or performance in any business; creating a sense of trust is one of the key factors to consider. Trust is the foundation of all relationships and interactions; it is just as important in professional relationships as it is in personal ones. When you find poor productivity and [...]

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Superhero Powers and Leadership Development

By |2018-08-29T16:00:54+01:00August 29th, 2018|High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Performance, Self Actualisation, Self Regard, Success|

“What would be your Superhero power?” This is the question posed to me on a recent management development programme. At lunch time we had got to talking about the most recent Avengers movie, which had all the Superheroes, all the powers. We all stepped in to the superhero world together and discussed the merits of which [...]

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Performance, What does good look like? Do you really know?

By |2018-08-07T16:39:23+01:00August 7th, 2018|Belief, Business, Goal Setting, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Performance, SMART Goals|

Organisations the world over are only as good as the team of people working within that business. The success of the business is driven by the performance everyone. Ultimately the managers that drive that performance are responsible. However, many of the conversations I have with managers on development programmes are about how they can put [...]

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Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 15 – Optimism

By |2018-04-09T16:00:27+01:00April 9th, 2018|Emotional Intelligence, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Optimism, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Success, The Happiness Effect|

This blog is the last in a series of blogs exploring Emotional Intelligence. Looking at ways to be able to develop and enhance our own perceived levels of Emotional Intelligence. I say it is the last but it is such a great subject that there will be more. What is Emotional Intelligence? To gain a [...]

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Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 14 – Stress Management

By |2018-04-02T16:00:43+01:00April 2nd, 2018|Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Stress Managment|

This blog is part of a series of blogs exploring Emotional Intelligence. Looking at ways to be able to develop and enhance our own perceived levels of Emotional Intelligence. What is Emotional Intelligence? To gain a greater understanding you can read a previous blog What is Emotional Intelligence and How Can I develop it, for [...]

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Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 13 – Flexibility

By |2018-03-26T16:00:22+01:00March 26th, 2018|Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Flexibility, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance|

This blog is part of a series of blogs exploring Emotional Intelligence. Looking at ways to be able to develop and enhance our own perceived levels of Emotional Intelligence. What is Emotional Intelligence? To gain a greater understanding you can read a previous blog What is Emotional Intelligence and How Can I develop it, for [...]

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Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 12 – Impulse Control

By |2018-03-19T16:00:02+01:00March 19th, 2018|Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Impulse Control, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance|

This blog is part of a series of blogs exploring Emotional Intelligence. Looking at ways to be able to develop and enhance our own perceived levels of Emotional Intelligence. What is Emotional Intelligence? To gain a greater understanding you can read a previous blog What is Emotional Intelligence and How Can I develop it, for [...]

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