Do your team react to your suggestions for change with defensiveness, denial and even anger? Is your performance feedback met with frustrated sighs and stony faces? You can’t be an effective leader in the workplace without understanding what fundamentally drives your team’s behaviour. In a world where effective teamwork and open communication are essential to […]
Did you know that soft skills can make or break your career as a leader? You may excel in hard skills like accountancy or computer programming. But you won’t get far as a leader if you don’t possess people skills. Soft skills like communication and motivation are essential for effective leadership. They allow you to […]
Have you ever blurted out a passive-aggressive comment when operational changes are announced? Or were you ever shocked by an employee’s anger or distress about a small shift in their responsibilities? Let’s face it, change can be scary. But what if strong emotions are holding you and your team back from embracing change? Neuroscience theories […]
Have you ever shot down bad feedback from your team, only to instantly regret it? Ever had an employee lash out when asked to learn something new? Defense mechanisms are the brain’s way of shielding you from pain. You may be a seasoned leader with a hand-picked team you trust. But even so, the protective […]
You want to change your life for the better. But even when you see the writing on the wall you’re still paralysed with indecision. Why not choose to make changes in your life before change is thrust upon you? Take control of your life and start making real and lasting changes today by following these six steps.