Superhero Powers and Leadership Development

By | 2018-08-30T10:39:02+00:00 August 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 | 2018-08-30T10:33:59+00:00 August 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 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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Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 11 – Reality Testing

By | 2018-03-12T16:00:51+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Belief, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Reality Testing|

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 10 – Problem Solving

By | 2018-03-05T16:00:15+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Emotional Intelligence, Goal Setting, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Problem Solving|

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 [...]

Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 9 – Interpersonal Relationships

By | 2018-02-26T16:00:51+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Interpersonal Skills, 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 8 – Empathy 

By | 2018-02-19T16:00:26+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Emotional Intelligence, Empathy, Engagement, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Success|

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 7 – Social Responsibility

By | 2018-02-14T12:33:40+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Belief, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, Social Responsibility|

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 [...]

Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 6 – Independence

By | 2018-01-29T16:00:03+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Belief, Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Goal Setting, High Performance Culture, Independence, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, Success|

This blog is part of a series of blogs where we explore Emotional Intelligence. We will look 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 [...]

Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 5 – Assertiveness

By | 2018-01-22T16:00:54+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Assertiveness, Belief, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Networking, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, Presenting|

This blog is part of a series of blogs where we explore Emotional Intelligence. We will look 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 [...]

Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 4 – Emotion Expression

By | 2018-01-15T16:00:10+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Belief, Business, Emotion Expression, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Goal Setting, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, Success|

This blog is part of a series of blogs where we explore Emotional Intelligence. We will look 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 [...]

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Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 3 – Emotional Self Awareness

By | 2018-01-08T16:00:38+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Belief, Business, Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Self Awareness, Engagement, Goal Setting, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance|

This blog is part of a series of blogs where we explore Emotional Intelligence. We will look at ways to be able to develop and enhance our own perceived levels of Emotional Intelligence. What is Emotional Intelligence? Take a look at our previous blog What is Emotional Intelligence and How Can I develop it, for [...]

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Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 2 – Self Actualisation 

By | 2018-01-02T16:22:48+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Belief, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Goal Setting, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, Self Actualisation, Success|

This blog is part of a series of blogs where we explore Emotional Intelligence. We will look at ways to be able to develop and enhance our own perceived levels of Emotional Intelligence. What is Emotional Intelligence? Well, you can take a look at our previous blog What is Emotional Intelligence and How Can I [...]

Developing Emotional Intelligence – Part 1 – Self Regard

By | 2017-12-14T13:45:53+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Belief, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Goal Setting, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, Self Regard, Success|

This blog is part of a series of blogs where we explore Emotional Intelligence. We will look at ways to be able to develop and enhance our own perceived levels of Emotional Intelligence. What is Emotional Intelligence? Well, you can take a look at our previous blog What is Emotional Intelligence and How Can I [...]

What is Emotional Intelligence? and how can I develop it…

By | 2017-12-05T16:45:18+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Belief, Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion|

Have you ever wondered what the term Emotional Intelligence is? Or indeed thought about why it might be important? In a series of blogs over the next 15 weeks we are going to explore Emotional Intelligence, looks at what it is and what the practical details are for using Emotional Intelligence in every day life. [...]

Are you Listening? Actually Listening? – The art of listening is not totally lost.

By | 2017-10-11T22:50:54+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Presenting, Success, Uncategorised|

Listen. What do you hear right now? For many people what can be heard right now. Over all of the noise in the background. Over the person who may be speaking to you. Right now you can hear your own voice. Thats what you are listening to. The voice inside your head that is formulating [...]

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Accountability, supporting the development of High Performing Teams

By | 2017-09-04T15:57:41+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Business, Emotional Intelligence, Goal Setting, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Performance, SMART Goals, Success, Uncategorised|

It is hard work managing a team, made even harder by everyone’s different levels of ability and speed to be able to complete tasks. For any team to be a High Performing Team the leader needs to know everyone’s ability. The leader needs to be able to drive them forward to work autonomously and foster [...]

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Me, You, Everyone – Knowing the impact you have using 360 degree feedback

By | 2017-07-04T07:43:25+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Articles, Business, Emotional Intelligence, Goal Setting, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Performance, Reviews, Sales Performance, SMART Goals|

There is no doubt about it, managing people is hard! No matter how much aptitude you have for leadership, and despite how much you might enjoy leading a team (or not), aligning employees to contribute in a way that is meaningful to your business is a challenging job. The complexity and difficulty of this grows [...]

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Why losing employees may be your fault…

By | 2017-06-07T08:58:23+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Goal Setting, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Performance, Passion, SMART Goals, Success|

You’re heartbroken! You just didn’t see it coming. You thought things were going so well, but now it’s over, and you’re gutted. You keep asking yourself “where did I go wrong?”, and “what could I have done differently”. And slowly it dawns on you. “I treated them the same as everyone else, and now I’m [...]

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Why do we focus on incompetencies?

By | 2016-08-13T14:53:42+00:00 August 13th, 2016|Belief, Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, Success|

Guest Blog by Sarah Scarratt We have quite a big garden, takes about 2 hours to mow with a sit-on mower, so it’s always a good opportunity to take some time to ponder and reflect on life. Most recently, I was thinking about a psychotherapist I know and how I feel so incompetent around her. [...]

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Creating a Coaching Culture

By | 2016-06-03T15:44:13+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Belief, Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Goal Setting, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, SMART Goals, Success|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text disable_pattern="true" align="left" margin_bottom="0"]UK business and economy is back on track and is growing at it’s fastest pace since the downturn of the recession. However, since the experience of the recession businesses and business managers mindset has changed in the way they operate, now having a focus not slipping back in to hard times and [...]

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Making SMART Goals work

By | 2016-04-22T16:14:46+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Belief, Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Goal Setting, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, Sales Performance, SMART Goals|

You’ve done it. You have worked hard on the objectives of your team and made them S.M.A.R.T. Everyone knows what they are and have gone away happy from your 1-2-1 with them. You have gone away knowing what is going to get done and when because each part of the objective has been covered, Specific, [...]

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The Standard You Walk Past Is the Standard You Accept

By | 2016-04-05T20:36:20+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Belief, Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, Success|

Lt. General Morrison gave a short but powerful speech  in which he strongly condemns aggression against women. His statement “The standard you walk past is the standard you accept” became golden words and inspired many. Morrison’s words serve to awake the sleeping conscience of the leaders and higher authorities specifically and everyone else’s in general. [...]

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5 Simple Ways to Screw up your Presentation

By | 2016-03-29T12:51:16+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Belief, Business, Engagement, Entertainment, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Performance, Passion, Presenting, Sales Performance, Success|

The art of presenting, to groups or individuals is essential in todays working world. There are now so many different ways to present too, from face to face and right they way across digital media. Delivering an effective presentation can be great, but can also go quite wrong. You are going to screw up your [...]

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Why Doesn’t Your Team Listen?

By | 2016-03-22T13:38:27+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Belief, Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Goal Setting, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, Success, Uncategorised|

You assign a task and when the deadline approaches, you don’t get anything ready. You ask to present the ongoing project but when its time, the presentation is all screwed up. You leave the office giving instructions to your team members but when you return expecting them to put forward the results, you see that [...]

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5 Tips for Managing Performance

By | 2016-03-16T16:21:20+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Belief, Business, Engagement, Goal Setting, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Performance, Passion|

              5 Tips for Managing Performance Managing performance is a skill every leader should have, it is the key towards achieving goals and bringing success to any business.  Boosted productivity levels of your team can be directly related to the efforts you put in to performance management. [...]

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5 Tips for a Successful Day

By | 2016-02-19T12:27:24+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Belief, Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Goal Setting, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Performance, Sales Performance, Success|

                   5 Tips for a Successful Day Success is a most desired thing …it is sweet, charming and attractive. Whatever our view of success is, climbing the corporate ladder or doing a great job, being the best at what we do, what ever it is [...]

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