Category: Business Coaching

Regular and Consistent Change

May 21, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Change is with us, maybe more than ever in the challenging world we live in today. To avoid the stress and trouble of major change, it’s vital to be on the alert all the time. Constantly reviewing where you are in your business and making small course adjustments, like the autopilot of a jumbo jet, […]

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Standing Still

May 8, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

It’s a busy world. We all work in hectic environments, attempting to keep up, ahead of the wave. Yet sometimes it’s worth spending time doing very little at all. For many years, the concept of MBWA – Managing By Walking About – proved very successful and still is. Woe betide any manager who isn’t inquisitive […]

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It’s Not What You Say, It’s The Way That You Say It

April 19, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

“OK, so what’s happened? … Well, yes you can do it that way. And let me show you a way that sometimes works well for us too” “You did what – that’s crazy. Why didn’t you do it the way you were told? Don’t you ever listen to what I say?” Two approaches – pretty […]

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Asking for Help

April 1, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

When we lead and manage a team, whether we are business owners, run a department or just supervise a group of people in our business, we are on show. Part of our make up ensures that we ‘lead from the front’ and take all that the world throws at us – after all, that’s what […]

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Employee Motivation – Accessing Their Unique Talents

March 28, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

How well do you truly understand the people you have working with you in your team? Why would you want to know? They show up, do what you tell them, take their pay and go home. It’s as simple as that. Or is it? In fact, is there a trick you are missing? Your people […]

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Feedback is a Gift

March 21, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Feedback is a gift – when done properly. The very word strikes fear into the hearts of millions of workers every day, because the only time they get feedback is when it is delivered by a manager who wants to criticise – yet put a bit of positive spin on it. Ever been there? I […]

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I Changed My Sandwich Shop

March 11, 2009 | By | 1 Comment

I have a Subway just up the road. I kinda like Subway, though when you have the ‘Sub of the Day’ each week, you sure know when it’s Monday. Still it was a nice walk and a nice Sub, so I did it – till my tipping point, I guess. I guess that came from […]

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Doing the Opposite

March 9, 2009 | By | 1 Comment

Whilst many of the opportunities each of us face every day seem to have straightforward solutions, sometimes it’s worth considering taking a different angle. As we go about our daily lives, we follow set patterns of behaviors that are along paths we have walked many times. It becomes difficult for us to amend our thinking […]

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