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Zenger & Folkman’s Leadership Tent – Leading Change

By |2020-03-27T13:14:19+11:00June 29th, 2015|Leadership development|

Over our last five blog posts, we have been exploring the concept of the Leadership tent, as introduced by Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman in their book “The Extraordinary Leader”. The tent represents the 5 key areas of effective leadership – Character, Personal Capabilities, Focus on Results, Interpersonal Skills and Leading Change. Today we will [...]

Become an assertive leader

By |2020-03-27T13:15:54+11:00October 3rd, 2014|Leadership development|

As a leader, part of your role is to inspire confidence in and commitment from the members of your team. To be able to do this effectively, you need to be able to express your thoughts, opinions, and attitudes in a forthright way. Being able to do so – being assertive - is about achieving [...]

Keys to Managing Change in the workplace

By |2020-03-27T13:15:55+11:00September 4th, 2014|Methodologies|

It is hard to deny that one of the greatest challenges facing organisations today is change – but it is also one of the greatest opportunity areas to create better value for your clients and remain relevant in a fast-moving market. Organisations and their leaders must therefore understand how to lead the business and engage [...]

4 ways to make your message an unforgettable one

By |2020-03-27T13:15:55+11:00August 11th, 2014|Communication|

As a leader, your communication skills are one of the most important tools you have for creating a productive workplace. But are your messages memorable, or are they being forgotten? Communicating effectively means that your message will be remembered long after it has been sent out into the world. If you are able to communicate [...]

Leverage Learning & Development for Success

By |2020-03-27T13:15:55+11:00July 24th, 2014|Methodologies|

In 2012, Full Circle Feedback conducted a survey which examined the current priorities and practices of Australian HR Professionals.  Survey respondents indicated the area of Learning, Development and Career as one of the better performing HR functions across their organisations. Of more significance, the area of Learning, Development and Career was consistently rated as important [...]

8 Ways to be an Optimistic Leader

By |2020-03-27T13:15:55+11:00June 5th, 2014|Leadership development|

Optimism is one of the most underrated tools of success for leaders. Not only does a leader’s positivity create a better working environment, but an optimistic leader has been found to be seen as a more effective leader. Although people may find it difficult to see past some of the hard realities in your industry, [...]