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The Right Way to Hold People Accountable

23 June 2017

A question asked by many managers today is: “How do I get my people to be more accountable for results?”

Accountability is not simply taking the blame when something goes wrong. It’s not a confession.

Accountability is about delivering on a commitment.

It’s responsibility to an outcome, not just a set of tasks. It’s taking initiative with thoughtful, strategic follow-through.

So what can we do to foster accountability in the people around us? We need to aim for clarity in five areas:

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How To Get Your Team To Go The Extra Mile For You

16 March 2017

It’s one of the most common and frustrating questions for every manager: How do you motivate your team to go the extra mile.
When you consistently read research about how most employees hate their jobs, what can you do to stand out from the rest?

It’s a legitimate concern, and one that still needs a lot of work.
What you want to do is create an environment where employees are genuinely curious to learn more and grow. An environment where they seek out knowledge on their own and are actively working towards making your organization better.

This is obviously easier said than done,
In this blog we'll explore the reasons why employees get demotivated, the biggest myth about employee motivation, and share a few tips to help you motivate your employees.

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19 Ways to Build Trust

16 February 2017

Trust is a major part in the foundation of interpersonal relationships. It is just as easy to build trust as it is to break it down on a daily basis. If your interpersonal relationships are plagued by that deadly element called "suspicion, and fear” then you might find success if you put effort toward trust-building. Trust is heart warming, a great attribute often abused and broken by many.


You can't buy trust at any price but you can earn it for free!


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The Top 25 Ways To Get The Best Out of an Argument

25 January 2017

Disagreements are a part of everyday life. The only way to get the best out of an argument is not to argue in the first place!

However when tempers do fray and emotions come to the fore here are 25 great tips to help you reach a positive outcome.

Don’t focus on winning or losing; focus on achieving objectives. Interrupting to make your point is pointless. Be smart not right. You aren’t finding the right answer; you’re searching for the better alternative. Focus on progress rather than perfect solutions. Trying to solve the past is futile; you can, however, move in better directions.

Here’s how it's done.

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18 Signs You Have a Terrible Boss

9 December 2016

Research indicates that the major reason employees leave their company is because of the way they are managed and the impact of their immediate boss.

A bad boss will likely jeopardise your career growth and impact on your personal life. How many times for example do you tell everyone down the pub what a jerk your boss is and the latest instalment in their crazy leadership behaviour?

How do you identify these signs early on and what steps can you take along the way to help?

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10 Habits of Highly Ineffective Leaders

6 December 2016

We have been asked on many occasions “is there a simple test that can quickly determine an executive’s leadership ability?”

The short answer is yes, but keep in mind, simple and fast aren’t always the same thing as effective.

Our experience over the years has helped us to pinpoint the habits developed by ineffective leaders and in our latest blog we share with you the 10 habits of highly ineffective leaders.

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4 Emotions Every Effective Leader Needs To Ignite

18 November 2016

If you paid someone £30 an hour to do a job, and he or she gave back only £10 of effort per hour, what would you call that?

I would call it not only sad and unprofitable, but I would also call it immoral cheating and stealing ... which it certainly is, on the employee's part.

But those words don't tell the whole story. When an employee is not performing to his or her peak capacity, it almost always has something to do with the supervisor, manager, or senior leader.

It's a massive cost to any organisation that gets it wrong.

Our latest blog identifies the 4 emotions that every effective leader needs to ignite to create a supercharged highly motivated team.

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How to Energize Your Organization with One-on-One Conversations

31 March 2016

You can’t lead and neglect people at the same time.

Busyness that distracts from people is deadly to organizational energy.

Don’t let paperwork and meetings prevent you from quarterly one-on-ones with your team. People aren’t the problem. How to maximize your time with them is.

Moving the ball down the field is your secondary concern; players are the first.

Successful one-on-ones:

  1. Create positive energy.
  2. Eliminate distractions. We all have tendencies to waste energy by getting off target.
  3. Demonstrate belief. You must believe in people to influence them in positive ways.
  4. Release passion.
  5. Focus talent. Good people may end up spread too thin.
  6. Strengthen respect. Don’t worry about people respecting you. Show respect to them.
  7. Move the ball down the field.

One-on-ones, when done well, energize organizations. Not because leaders are so wonderful, but because everyone wants to succeed and feel good about their role.

One-on-ones are opportunities to help others maximize their contribution.

This blog explainshow to deliver outstanding one-ones along with 20 great questions that will energize your next one-one feedback session.

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Evaluate your leadership by how well you energize others.


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10 Ways to Engage and Connect With Your Team

4 March 2016

Great leaders don’t just manage employees; they make sure employees are motivated, engaged and inspired when coming to work. Overlooking these principles can result in disengagement, loss of valuable employees, increased anxiety and poor decision making, among others.


By not engaging with your employees, you could be missing out on key benefits that can contribute to you and your employees’ success.

Click here to read and download 10 simple things you can do to create better relationships with your team and increase engagement, loyalty and commitment:


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How to Supercharge your Team with Powerful and Productve One-on-one conversations

11 January 2016

You can’t lead and neglect people at the same time.

Busyness that distracts from people is deadly to organizational energy.

Don’t let paperwork and meetings prevent you from quarterly one-on-ones with your team. People aren’t the problem. How to maximize your time with them is.

Click here and find out how to Supercharge your One-on One Conversations.

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