• How to be Happy

    Did you know happy workers are more liked by their co-workers, earn more money, are seen as performing better and as having more fresh ideas than their less happy colleagues according to research. Happier workers stay with their employers longer, are more likely to contribute beyond the requirements of their job and help out colleagues, […]

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  • How to Have a Difficult Conversation

    Do you or the employees in your organisation struggle to deal effectively with difficult subjects, often not communicating what you truly think? Clearly there is a cost from organisations, teams and individuals not sharing facts, ideas, feelings, and opinions honestly. The ability to handle difficult discussions is crucial to individual effectiveness and an essential component […]

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  • How to Motivate Yourself and Your Team

    Many managers often ask us the question “how can I motivate my employees” or “why do some staff rarely show initiative and leave it to management to come up with new ideas”. De-motivated employees are a costly drain on the organization’s bottom-line and a negative influence on the culture. Despite the severe implications of poor […]

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  • How to Embrace the Power of Introversion

    What do Einstein, Warren Buffet (the world’s 2nd richest man), President Obama, Ghandi. Steven Spielberg, Charles Darwin and Larry Page (co-founder of Google) all have in common? They are all introverts! For many years the business world has encouraged executives to exude confidence, debate, be impactful, speak up, promote themselves and get out there and […]

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  • Taking Risks for Business Growth

    When your organisation is expanding and your focus is on business growth, risk management is vital so that your development is sustainable and manageable. The reality is you cannot grow a business without taking risks, and you cannot take risks without being prepared. The risk-reward curve cannot be suppressed. If you think that you can […]

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  • Eat the Frog to End Procrastination

    It’s human nature to put off tasks that are unpleasant, difficult to accomplish, or that you feel conflicted about completing. For example, when you face an unpleasant task that requires confrontation with others, the tendency is to procrastinate. Most humans seem hard-wired to avoid disagreements. However, what may have been a small difference turns into […]

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  • How to Say No in Business

    Are you too nice or too obliging to say no? It may seem so much easier to say yes because saying no can lead to arguments, but if saying yes all the time is affecting your job productivity and/or your personal life then you need to take a moment to ask if you have… “The […]

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