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Building a Coaching Culture in the Workplace

How we define ‘coaching’ makes all the difference to how we interpret the definition of a coaching culture. Primarily this is because different definitions of a coaching culture may focus on different aspects of whatever we define as ‘coaching’.

4 ways to make excellent decisions

Decisions are effectively a way of predicting the future, so it can be understood why people have trouble making or committing to one.

Although one may do their research or ask opinions to help them with their choice, often once a decision has been made they will..

The leadership approach that maximises employee engagement

There is considerable debate on what kind of leadership type engages employees in the most effective manner. It may seem obvious that if a leader is ‘moody’ and ‘demanding’ that employees will end up being ‘disgruntled’ and ‘unengaged’. However, leaders often fear..

7 ways to Improve Employee Productivity

It is critical to any organisation that their employees are able to keep productive throughout their time with the business. Maximum productivity equates to maximum results, and this doesn’t just apply to those in management positions – it applies to all staff..

Key skills and characteristics of good HR leaders

Every Human Resource (HR) leader is unique and displays varying strengths and weaknesses, but all good HR leaders exhibit one essential quality. This quality is the ability to articulate and demonstrate an understanding of the operations and processes that are in..

6 ways to inspire and motivate

When people reflect on what characteristics a leader that inspires and motivates possesses, there are two themes that are always reoccurring – that you have to have charisma and that you can’t develop the behavioural skills to needed to inspire and motivate.

How Poor Leaders Become Great Leaders

Although a tiger can't change his stripes, with practice a poor leader can become a great leader.

The Principals of Employee Engagement

In an ideal workplace, the working environment would be full of happy, contributing, productive and empowered employees. You would keep them informed, include them in decisions and trust them to do the right thing.

Feedback That Has Impact

When delivering feedback it is important that you deliver it in a way that ensures the message of the feedback results is received with the impact it deserves. Often, the person receiving feedback can act in a defensive manner that will damage its effectiveness. You..

What Inspiring Leaders Do

Research demonstrates that inspiration is what separates great leaders from average leaders, and then again from average leaders to bad leaders. Leaders that inspire their employees find that their employees will be more engaged and committed to their work and..