I’ve had the pleasure of coaching professionals at all levels of large organizations and I can tell you this: whether their title has had Chief, Director, Manager, or Assistant in it, every single one of them has felt inadequate at some point in their careers. Think of the most self-assured, confident person you know. Even[…]
This week’s post is a little out of the ordinary. It’s not to do with the perspective of busy professionals or corporate working-life. This week I go heart-to-heart and tell you about a special relationship in my life.
So the initial excitement of getting your staff recruited and on-board has passed. The honey moon period is over. They are now all well trained and getting on with their work. Day in and day out.
The last thing your staff need to hear when they’ve done something wrong and told you about it, is a lecture. So how do you respond when things go wrong?
Gold stars all round Do you remember the best boss you ever had? I imagine you do. Like a really good teacher at school, a good manager’s impact on us can be long lived. What most of us remember about our favourite teacher can also be applied to good managers. Fairness, enthusiasm and[…]
If Leaders were born If Leaders were born, the rest of us could give up. They aren’t born! That myth is just one way those with ‘power’ keep it for themselves. Let me tell you, that Leaders are NOT born, they are nurtured and made. So that’s to say the new leader on the block[…]