Foster Wisdom: It’s part of Productive Leadership

TweetWhilst in the United Arab Emirates recently I visited the Louvre Abu Dhabi on Yas Island and picked up the book written by Ruler of Dubai, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, “Reflections on Happiness & Positivity”.   I want to share with you the last sentence from the back cover blurb: “The way to repay our educators is to educate. The way to foster wisdom is to...
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P&M 05: Mental Health in the Workplace

TweetThis podcast topic is about helping you handle mental health issues in the workplace. As a busy manager, leader or business owner you want to get the work done, get it done quickly, get it done cost effectively: get it done, get it done, get it done! Your staff, for the most part, also want that too. With that can come stress, a lot of stress. There may also be pressures you or your staff...
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P&M 04: What to do when you, the manager, has to recruit

TweetGetting the right person in the right job at the right time for the right price is the target you want to hit: this podcast is designed to help you hit that target. One of the tasks that pops up on a managers calendar that is not as simple as it seems is recruitment. So often you are called on to recruit for vacant positions when recruitment is probably not your main area of expertise. If...
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P&M 03: Why Managers Need To Know Their Personal Brand

TweetDo you know how others perceive you from the way you communicate, the way you dress, the behaviours you exhibit? How do you want people to perceive you? In this podcast I chat with Donna Pace of My Personal Brand and what a personal brand is, and why managers and leaders need to understand it, own it and make the most of it!  Donna’s background: Donna Pace of My Personal Brand is a...
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P&M 02: Do It All, Be All Things: Control Your Control Freak

TweetIn this podcast, DO IT ALL, BE ALL THINGS: CONTROL YOUR CONTROL FREAK I speak with Holistic Health, Business and Mindset Coach, Kylie Patchett, about the very false notion that as a manager and leader you have to have all the answers, you have to be brilliant at everything, you have to be the one to do it all perfectly and how it impacts on health and happiness. We take a holistic health...
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ASK: The one thing Managers seem to consider a last option

Tweet    A: Answers can come from the most unlikely, not (initially at least) obvious places. When you ask a question, you are engaging others and their answers may surprise and delight you.   S: Seek to understand before being understood. This (paraphrased) principle of Covey’s (7 Habits of Highly Effective People) is gold, pure gold. Take the time to understand where the other...
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