I have been covering the theme of Culture Change for the last few weeks and this week I am delighted to feature Amanda Jones as my guest writer. Amanda designed and successfully delivered a major cultural and transformational programme in The Co-operative saving £20M of occupational space by changing how people worked, improving productivity and… Read more »
Posts Tagged: leadership programmes
Last week we looked at the importance of being able to Read the Room and I shared an experiment to help you do just that. Three people got in touch with the following comments:
One of the topics that is often discussed on my Lead with Impact programmes is influence – and more specifically how to improve our ability to influence different people in different situations at different times without damaging working or personal relationships!
Last week I wrote about Busyness and the fact that good ideas, great productivity and best work are rarely served by busyness (I’m talking about the ‘too much to do and everything is urgent’ busyness). So if you and your team have ‘too much to do and too little time’ you have two choices.
In exactly four weeks’ time we will be at the start of a brand new year. It’s a time to look forward, and plan our big rocks So how do you want 2015 to be? Same old, same old? Or do you dare to dream bigger? Dreams are great – but they need to… Read more »
Over the last few weeks I’ve written about the seriously dysfunctional team, the resistant team, the mediocre team and the high potential team Transformational teams are in the Premier League. But as we know, it takes work and commitment to stay there. Transformational teams are teams which have worked to develop the self-awareness of the team to a very high… Read more »
Over the last few weeks I’ve written about the seriously dysfunctional team, the resistant team and the mediocre team. This week, we’re going to focus on the High Potential team. These teams are good teams which recognise they could be better, and have an appetite for the changes which will make them great. These teams have energy and commitment and really want… Read more »
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve written about the Seriously Dysfunctional Team and the Resistant Team. This week we’re looking at the Mediocre Team. As Jim Collins famously said… ‘good is the enemy of great’. A team that is good enough but not striving to be better very quickly becomes mediocre. Mediocre teams fear… Read more »
Many of you have asked me to share more information on ‘all things to do with teams’ so over the next few weeks I would like to share with you our thoughts and experiences of the different types of team that exist in organisations and the behavioural characteristics of each. These descriptions, put together by… Read more »
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve shared Emma’s challenges in dealing with difficult employees and some thoughts from another blog reader, Dave, too.