How to give feedback that gets results

How to give feedback that gets results

“Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.” Franklin P Jones   Feedback is how you let colleagues know how well they are doing their work and how their behaviours are undermining or supporting their...
5 ways to make a decision

5 ways to make a decision

Have you ever suspected that you are being asked for your opinion on something when the decision has already been made? Have you ever asked your team to make a decision and when they do, you realise you can’t possibly support it? What about when the loudest, most...
6 Steps to overcoming blocks to action

6 Steps to overcoming blocks to action

In his book The Now Habit, Neil Fiore outlines the six-step process below for facing fears and creating safety. His book also contains a very good explanation of the link between perfectionism and procrastination. For these two sections alone, I highly recommend his...
What scuppers your development?

What scuppers your development?

Effective learning programmes focus as much on removing the barriers to applying new skills and behaviours as they do on learning them in the first place. In fact, I would go as far as to say when it comes to leadership and management, you often don’t need...