The following 10 steps are for managers who lead culturally diverse teams: 1. Identify the strengths of your management style so far. These qualities have led you to where you are now and are right at hand. Name them and describe how they support you. 2. Find out which ones may cause “natural difficulty” because they are not on the same spectrum… Read more →
Coaching and development. Managers need both skills and knowledge to execute HR responsibilities. Make sure the necessary coaching and development is in place. This will give them confidence in effectively managing their duties. Be honest. If you are introducing a new strategy or policy and it will involve a lot of line managers’ time and resources, be honest with them and… Read more →
A quotation by Anette Prehn on re-framing your leadership mindset..
Leadership today is more challenging than ever due to the accelerating pace of change and escalating complexity of the world around us. One necessary way of responding to these challenges is by improving how an organisation’s top leaders work together to manage the business. Some believe the ultimate measure of a senior leadership team’s success is the organisation’s results. And… Read more →
Most aspects of business processes are evolving and sales is no exception. Some of the changes we are seeing in the sales process are aligned perfectly with other areas, e.g., most business processes are being affected by technology. Convergence of Sales and Marketing Modern technology has made available a wealth of data to prospects. That availability has led to a… Read more →
Organisations are struggling with how to effectively identify, attract and retain high-potential talent. The ability to recognise high-potential talent builds an organisation’s competitive advantage for the future and allows an organisation to fill mission-critical roles. There is a problem with the effectiveness of organisations to identify these high-potential employees, and many organisations lack formal, high-potential development programmes. The adoption of… Read more →
Organisations are made up of individuals brought together to enable it to achieve its mission. The organisation’s structure will determine how these individuals work together in teams and how they relate to one another. For an organisation to be successful, it is important that every individual in the organisation is working towards the same goal. Leaders have an important role… Read more →
Retaining the best employees is difficult, especially when the economy is on the rise and new opportunities are opening up all around. But keeping your talent is essential if you want to remain competitive. As economies around the world improve and labor markets tighten, retaining top talent becomes increasingly difficult. Keeping those great people is critical to maintaining your competitive… Read more →