It saddens me that so many people with really valuable and useful things to say don’t get heard. And yet their colleagues speak up and speak out with no problem at all – sometimes eloquently and succinctly, at other times…. well you know the rest! It saddens me because when I first became a senior… Read more »
Posts Tagged: leadership and mindfulness
I’ve been reminded of a phrase this week for a variety of reasons and as a result of numerous conversations. There’s definitely been a theme emerging! The phrase is this: ‘You teach others how to treat you’. It’s a bit of a variation on the theme of ‘treat others as you would like to be… Read more »
This is the final posting on the topic of Team Resilience! I hope you’ve enjoyed all of the articles and big thanks to those of you that have taken the time to give your feedback on how you are using the information.In this blog series on the Six Characteristics of a Resilient Team we… Read more »
So far in this blog series on the Six Characteristics of a Resilient Team we have looked at the topics of common purpose, team norms ,trust, candid conversations and resilient thinking. Even if I do say so myself there is a wealth of resource included in these articles so check them out if you haven’t done so… Read more »
In this series on the Six Characteristics of a Resilient Team we have so far looked at the topics of common purpose team norms trust and candid conversations. The fourth characteristic of a resilient team is the ability to think resiliently. I wrote about thinking traps fairly recently so I’m not going to repeat myself on that… 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.
Over the last couple of weeks we’ve been looking at the topic of trust and specifically focusing on what we actually mean by the words trust and trustworthiness. I’m pretty sure that most of us think we are trustworthy.But do others see us as we see ourselves? Trustworthiness, like many things, is in the eye of the beholder.What would our… Read more »
Yet another day chasing your tail, wondering how you’re going to get through that meeting, lead your team, talk sense with your boss AND have time to eat lunch? If someone tells you to ‘manage your time better’ you’re going to scream or run away swearing under your breath. What’s the cure?
I recently shared a post giving you 7 ways to significantly reduce your meeting times. One of my loyal (and very experienced) readers Harry Brooks read the article and added these additional tips which I think are great!
I have to say I am sometimes a bit cynical about corporate values (there, I said it!). Not because they are not good things to have – in theory they are – but because so often they are words created to sound good, written by the senior team, a ‘project group’ or a bunch of… Read more »