Posts Tagged: leadership development coaching

10 ways to be super productive – No, we only need TWO!

I was going to write an article on ‘10 ways to be super productive’ but stopped myself in time. We don’t need 10 things to do.  We need one (oh alright then, two). I’m really good at being unproductive.  I can mess about on LinkedIn or Facebook, procrastinate when things are too difficult or, frankly,… Read more »

10 ways to influence with integrity – Re-visited

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: 10 ways to influence… Read more »

Perfect Feedback in Six Minutes

Last year I completed an eight month training programme on Conversational Intelligence® run by WBECS and delivered by the wonderful Judith Glaser. I’m proud to say that I’m now a Core Practitioner in Conversational Intelligence®  which focuses on neuroscientific frameworks that enable coaches, leaders, teams and organisations to have conversations that trigger trust, growth and… Read more »

Changing our Team Culture – Part Four

Over the last three weeks I’ve been sharing with you a step by step process to help you change your team culture.  You can find the last three articles here. 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… Read more »

Changing our Team Culture – Part Three

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve shared with you the three steps you need to follow if you want to change the culture in your team.  Last week we looked at the importance of respecting and recognising your team’s history before you start changing things. This week, I want to help you get clarity… Read more »

Changing our Team Culture – Part Two

Organisational – and team – culture is described as ‘the way things are done around here’. This month I’m writing about Team Culture and last week in my first article I outlined the three things you need clarity on if you want to change the culture in your team.  Read this article first if you haven’t already… Read more »

Changing our Team Culture – Part One

Over the next month I am going to help you understand how to change your own ‘team culture’ – if it’s not working for you as well as you would like. I’m using the common definition of culture – ‘the way things are done around here’ – which encompasses how people in the team act,… Read more »

Difficult Conversations – Get over your gremlins!

In my coaching work with leaders and teams one of the things I’m frequently asked to help them with is the ‘important’ conversation. I’ve written quite considerably on this topic before but this is a new article that contains everything you need to do in one place! Most commonly this is a conversation about performance… Read more »

4 Ways to Avoid the Busy-ness Comfort Zone

Last week I wrote about the Comfort Zone of Busy-ness. This week I want to share with you four key things to help you or your teams get out of that same comfort zone.  I wrote the article for Strategic HR Review and have permission to share it with you!  (The article starts on page… Read more »

The Comfort Zone of Busy-ness

We all know that our best learning takes place when we are ‘outside our comfort zone’ – but not so far out that we want to run for the hills.  I know my deepest and most long lasting growth has come when I’ve had to confront something I’ve been avoiding or take on a challenge… Read more »