Last week I wrote about the safety blanket of Busy-ness. This week I want to share with you four key things to help you or your teams throw off that safety blanket! I wrote the article for Strategic HR Review a while back and thought it was worth a re-share! I do have permission… Read more »
Posts Tagged: confidence
Over the last three weeks I’ve been sharing with you a step by step process to help you change your team culture. (if you can’t find the articles contact email@example.com) In last week’s article, I talked about the importance of focusing on no more than three critical behaviours to change – if you try to change everything at… Read more »
Over the last couple of months we’ve been focusing on the 6 characteristics of a resilient team So far, we’ve looked at: Common Purpose and Trust This week… it’s all about candid conversations.
Last week I shared with you the three things that will help you strengthen trust in your team. Number one was this: Open, inclusive and honest conversations about the things that really matter with equal ‘air time’ and high quality listening. We made a start on this last week with an exercise I shared with you to help you… Read more »
That’s it for another year. Your tree’s looking a bit sad and droopy (if it’s still there). Maybe you’re feeling a bit sad and droopy too. Or you’re energised and raring to go feeling shiny and sparkly about the year ahead. Or … you’ve got all these feelings going on at the same time….. you… Read more »
The lowest, saddest points of my leadership career were when I felt completely useless – drowning in the detail and floundering like a fish in a shark-infested sea. I couldn’t hold my own; stand up for what I believed was right for our customers (because other louder voices had another agenda) and flapping and waffling… Read more »
This year has been a tough one for many reasons. Two tragic events – one family death – my wonderful sister – and one natural disaster (flooding) in our village that, frankly, have been almost too momentous to take in. I count my blessings. Our house was hardly touched in the floods – but… Read more »
I want to talk about #everydaypowerlessness at work – the things which, on the surface, might simply seem annoying or frustrating and even trivial – but can, over time, erode your confidence, your self- belief and your ability to do great work.
I’ve been fired twice. Once from a seasonal job in Switzerland – for insubordination. (If you know me, that won’t surprise you at all – and in my defence, I was very young). And a year or so later for not ‘looking the part’ (my ‘just out of student life’ gear didn’t work in the hallowed… Read more »
As always I’m taking a break from writing new blogs in August to recharge my batteries (I try to practise what I preach) so over this month I will be sharing four of this year’s most popular blog posts with you. If you haven’t read them yet….here’s your chance! This week it’s: