P&M 01: Build Your Management Success

TweetYou want success in your career, want to be part of, or have a productive and effective team working for you. You may simply want to have a smooth hassle free week, heck, a hassle-free day, where everyone gets along and gets their work done without you needing to put out fires. In this podcast you will get great tips and practical tools for how you can build your management success....
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An uncomfortable hour versus years of poor performance?

TweetDo you know your company’s/organisation’s policy for performance management? Every leader needs to be aware of it so they can act in accordance with it’s guidelines or steps. Chat with your HR person to find out more. I’m having lots of coaching conversations lately which involve managers dealign with long time poor performance, for years in some instances. The...
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Empowering Through Body Language

TweetI saw this 6 minute video by Amy Cuddy (body language expert) and I wanted – no, had – to share it with you. It’s worth 6 minutes of your time. Check it out, Amy talks about how 2 minutes and tiny tweaks can make big changes. Let me know what you think. I’ve embedded the video below, but if it doesn’t appear, here’s the direct...
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Recruitment and Delegation: more linked than you may first think

TweetIn my latest edition of Dear Workforce, the following Q&A was posed: “Q: What do recruits want most today? Is money still the key factor or is professional development more important? It’s sometimes hard to tell what we should tout. A: Recruits tend to view professional development as the most important factor in switching positions. Making more money is certainly very...
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Interview: Tools to be a Successful Manager

TweetAdrienne McLean from The Speakers Practice hosts a regular google hangout. It was great fun chatting about management and being my first hangout. Adrienne’s edited and posted it to youtube for you to check it out below or if it’s not loaded on your email here or copy paste: http://youtu.be/53nemHtE8_o ~26 min In half an hour, I went for what was top of mind; so tell me,...
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There is no negative feedback

TweetI’m known for getting on my soapbox when it comes to quality feedback. I believe all feedback, delivered well, is positive. When mistakes are made, performance has dropped, sabotaging is in play, skills doesn’t match standards these are often thought of as needing the tough conversation. Think again. Almost all of the time your team members want to know how well they are...
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