Leadership – 10 ways to demonstrate courage

Being an effective leader is not just about success of a business, or team members loving you for your vision and style. Leadership is about courage. Courage to challenge the status quo, courage to have a vision and courage to have humility to admit mistakes and ask for help. An effective leader using transformational influence rather than transactional or positional power. This means developing effective relationships first so that people will... Continue Reading...

Take our Leadership Quiz

1.      Do you have a reputation for breaking new ground? ☐ Never ☐ Rarely ☐ Sometimes ☐ Often ☐ Always 2.      Do you tend to rally for a cause at work? ☐ Never ☐ Rarely ☐ Sometimes ☐ Often ☐ Always 3.      Do people rely on you for career advice, even after you have left the company? ☐ Never ☐ Rarely ☐ Sometimes ☐ Often ☐ Always 4.      Do you have a strong sense of justice that is not directed by politics? ☐ Never ☐ Rarely ☐ Sometimes ☐... Continue Reading...

12 Behaviours of Good Leaders

Are you leading an organisation which could be missing out on economic benefits and competitive advantage? As Bill Gates said “Organisations must innovate or die.”  So how do you lead your organisation or business to be innovative, effective and profitable? 1.Take the time to get to know your team.When you ar e leading an organisation, it is important to focus on innovation, collaboration and diversity. Take a different member of your team out... Continue Reading...

How to deal with employee salary requests

This is a common situation facing our clients. Your employee wants a salary increase but you can’t provide one, or don’t feel their efforts at work entitle them to one. These clients are faced with the risk of demotivating and or losing the employee by denying their request. If they agree this could cause a financial problem that the business just cant afford. The difficulty with this is it can sometimes be hard for employers to find legitimate... Continue Reading...

Coaching And Mentoring

All the best athletes have one thing in common – they have a coach to push them to achieve their best performance. Just as coaching is an essential part of achieving a great sporting career, so has it become essential for running a successful business. A business coach or mentor brings a fresh and unbiased perspective to improving the way you run and manage your company. They will guide, motivate, reassure and push both you and your employees,... Continue Reading...

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