GIVING FEEDBACK TO TEAM MEMBERS WITH MORE CONFIDENCE

Giving Feedback Confidently

Does the thought of giving feedback to your team members fill you with anxiety and dread?   In the last few months I have been supporting leaders and managers in their performance management and annual performance appraisal process, and the question I get asked most is “how did you get confident giving feedback to your staff?”…

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HOW TO FRESHEN UP AND ‘SPRING’ INTO ACTION

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HAPPY NEW SEASON!! A fresh new season is upon us and its my favourite one. So lets talk about how to freshen up. It’s my absolute favourite time of the year – SPRING!! And not just because it’s my birthday month…well, mostly because it’s my birthday month….but also because it’s such a beautiful time of year. …

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LEADING YOUR TEAM THROUGH A CRISIS AND UNCERTAINTY

Leading Your Team in Crisis and Uncertainty

HOW SHOULD I BE LEADING MY TEAM DURING THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES? I know.  It’s challenging. You’re the Leader. Your people are looking to you to help them make sense of it all and to have some certainty and reassurance that their jobs are secure, that everything will be okay. The coronavirus pandemic has reminded us…

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POLICY AND PROCEDURE HUMANISING

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POLICY AND PROCEDURES ARE NOT A ONE SIZE FITS ALL We took our daughter to the Ekka this year, and spent a bit of time watching the dog shows, particularly the kids section. This is an event where the young dog handlers, ages 5-7, get to show case how they SHOW their dog – only…

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HOW TO INCREASE STAFF ENGAGEMENT

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The success of your team, and ultimately of your business, is directly linked to how engaged your staff are in their work. Your job as a leader is to increase the staff engagement in your team. This blog will give you two important elements in how to increase staff engagement. What do 4 year olds…

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LEADING OUR EMERGING LEADERS

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WHAT DO OUR TWEENEADERS NEED? I went shopping with my 12 year old daughter this weekend. It was an expedition to get her some new clothes. She’s a tween- not quite a teenager, no longer a little girl, she’s in-between – and boy oh boy it’s an interesting time. Do you remember when you were…

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LEADING THE FUTURE WORKFORCE

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WHAT DOES OUR FUTURE WORKFORCE NEED FROM OUR LEADERSHIP? This year I’ve been watching my son embark on his first year of University, and turning 18 years old.  He’s studying Engineering and the transition from school to uni life has been an interesting, and at times challenging, one for ME – I mean “him”! LOL…

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CAN YOU CHANGE A TOXIC WORKPLACE?

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“OH WE NEED YOU IN OUR WORKPLACE – IT’S SO TOXIC!” I hear this so often when people ask me what I do; and it always saddens me. To hear that people hate their workplace, that they find it “toxic”  (such a strong word) and that they don’t feel like they can do anything about it,…

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HOW ENGAGED IS YOUR TEAM?

How engaged is your team

Welcome to the New Financial Year!!! Now that you have got all your financial obligations and reporting all sorted for the year, (not my favourite thing to do…) it’s a good time to turn your attention back to your most important and valuable asset – your people. And according to the stats – it couldn’t…

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