Gain commitment in others you coach by following the coaching skills below: Making time to coach, and being seen by employees as giving it a high priority Considering each individual and his or her learning needs Finding or making coaching opportunities which meet learning needs Asking questions to bring out further information that contributes to attitude change Actively listening Observing performance… Read more →
The current workforce rarely turn to mentors for raw information they can find elsewhere. What they look for from mentors is learning that is not available from other sources. Knowledge workers these days are so fiercely independent that sometimes people assume that they’re not interested in having mentors. The truth is that the majority of people place a high value… Read more →
Be proactive in making the most of your opportunity to earn the support and loyalty of your employees. Here are a few tips and reminders of how you can show your best managerial and leadership qualities, and positively influence those around you: Take a personal interest in your employees Never view employees as only a means to an end Treat… Read more →
Do not underestimate, overlook or under-utilize the Power of Vision for your organization. It creates cohesive teams that drive performance in the same direction and outperforms the competition. First, the definition: Vision is that view toward the future that senior leaders must have. A vision of the organization’s future is essential for leaders to know where the company is going… Read more →
Leaders differ greatly in their personalities and their approaches to management. But all effective leaders share one characteristic. They possess a positive self-image. They see themselves as capable individuals, worthy of self-respect and the respect of others. Inner strength and courage empower these individuals with self-confidence. They know that deep within them lies the potential for success! Self-image is the… Read more →
The inspiration of leaders is multi-faceted. Leading other people means showing them the path to follow in a way that creates a desire for them to follow you. Being a leader means taking actions to influence others’ thinking or to guide their behaviour. Leading involves directing and inspiring performance, and often pioneering the way forward. Organisational leadership includes all this… Read more →
Leadership is an element of many of our training courses. We believe that the development of leadership skills is a requirement for success at any trade or position. True leadership is an Art and a Science. As with any skill, it takes training and instruction to develop.
A cross-functional team is a group of employees from different functions within an organisation – such as human resources, information technology, marketing and finance – who all focus on specific objectives and have the responsibility to work as a team to achieve shared goals. Cross-cultural teams, on the other hand, are made up of people from different social and professional… Read more →
Too often, organisations breed a culture of competition in which employees, departments and offices tolerate each other instead of collaborating with one another. But if an organisation breaks down internal silos and works in harmony, then it can partake in meaningful discussions that ultimately will push innovation forward.
Incredible breakthroughs take place through simple, open and honest conversation. Einstein and his colleagues spent years openly bouncing ideas off each other. They exchanged concepts without trying to change the others’ minds and without bitter argument. They felt free to propose whatever idea they conceived, establishing an extraordinary professional fellowship. This risk-free collaboration led to breakthroughs and discoveries that later… Read more →