11 10, 2017

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

By |2017-10-11T22:50:54+01:00October 11th, 2017|Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Presenting, Success, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Are you Listening? Actually Listening? – The art of listening is not totally lost.

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 the planned response to what should be listened to. How often does that voice disrupt communication? There are two reasons why people are not good at listening The majority of the time we stop listening when we have heard something that we want to respond [...]

4 09, 2017

Accountability, supporting the development of High Performing Teams

By |2017-09-04T15:57:41+01:00September 4th, 2017|Business, Emotional Intelligence, Goal Setting, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Performance, SMART Goals, Success, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Accountability, supporting the development of High Performing Teams

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 accountability. There is a tendency within a wide population of leaders to be disablers rather than enablers. This is done with the best of intentions. Two of the biggest disablers in organisations are: I can do it myself. Have you ever heard yourself say, or [...]

22 03, 2016

Why Doesn’t Your Team Listen?

By |2016-03-22T13:38:27+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Belief, Business, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Goal Setting, Happiness, High Performance Culture, Leadership, Management, Organisational Culture, Organisational Happiness, Organisational Performance, Passion, Success, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Why Doesn’t Your Team Listen?

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 nothing has been implemented. Why is this so? Have you made any effort to find out the reasons why your team won’t listen to you? Is it their shortcoming or is something lacking at your end? Communication??? Whether you are the CEO of an organization [...]

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