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Dealing With Strong Emotions In The Workplace

By |2020-04-22T10:52:37+10:00October 8th, 2013|Leadership development|

Everyone is emotional and these emotions will often surface inappropriately and at inconvenient times. When you go to work, you can’t always put your emotions aside and deal with them after working hours. So you will need to control these thoughts and emotions but it is only natural that they will occasionally get the better [...]

Dealing With Negative Co-Workers

By |2020-04-22T10:52:37+10:00October 2nd, 2013|Communication|

When you’re in the workforce, you come across many different types of people. Although many of the people you interact with are positive, there are times you come across someone with a negative attitude. There can be many reasons as to why they are so negative, they may not like their boss, jobs, or co-workers. [...]

When Management Systems Fail

By |2020-04-22T10:52:37+10:00September 26th, 2013|Leadership development|

Managers often complain about how employees don’t always do what they are supposed to do. However, these managers should do less complaining and take on some of the blame themselves. Employees never go to work wanting to fail, and more often than not, their poor performance comes down to lack of communication on the managers [...]

The Best 360 Degree Feedback Elements

By |2020-04-22T10:52:37+10:00September 20th, 2013|360 Degree Feedback|

360 Degree feedback is one of the top forms of evaluation in the workplace. It enables you to get a ‘full circle’ insight of your business, its strengths, weaknesses and people. When creating a workplace’s 360 degree feedback survey, businesses can often make errors that prevent them from achieving the best results. Below are 5 [...]

7 Ways to Lead

By |2020-04-22T10:52:37+10:00September 10th, 2013|Leadership development|

Just because you have an impressive title on your office door or business card doesn't mean that you are a leader. Yes you may have a title that says you are a leader, but that title doesn't mean anything unless you demonstrate actions that show you are a leader. A leader is a leader because [...]

A Good Leader

By |2020-04-22T10:53:01+10:00September 4th, 2013|Leadership development|

If you were to ask people what makes a good leader, a lot will struggle to pin point exactly what the ingredients are. The dictionary defines ‘good’ as, “to be desired or approved of” and the term ‘leader’ as “a person followed by others.” So in theory a ‘good leader’ is a person who is [...]

Keys To Accepting Feedback Pt. 2

By |2020-04-22T10:53:02+10:00August 23rd, 2013|Communication|

In the last post we talked about the importance of viewing feedback in a positive light and gave you some examples of celebrities who didn’t react well to feedback. Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan and Amanda Bynes refused to take, interpret and accept feedback as something positive to build upon. Here are 5 simple steps for [...]

Keys To Accepting Feedback Pt. 1

By |2020-04-22T10:53:02+10:00August 19th, 2013|Communication|

We all know what happens when someone takes feedback badly – it acts like a small fire fanned by a strong wind: it will spread quickly. This type of reaction to feedback doesn’t just occur in business environments. You may have experienced it in school and felt defensive in the face of criticism, or not [...]

Human Resource Best Practice Indicators

By |2020-04-22T10:53:03+10:00July 25th, 2013|Best Practices|

High performing companies always clearly communicate to employees their performance expectations, and their managers promote the person with the best skills and knowledge to become leaders. These leaders have to be fair, talent-focused and excel in clarifying performance procedures, focus on job role training and facilitate employees to work well together. It is a proven [...]