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 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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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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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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