When times are challenging, subsequent reorganisation often create changed teams of new people and additional responsibilities. In Oil & Gas for example, trading conditions have deteriorated further and the inevitable reorganisation means new teams and leaders need to perform better now than ever. A leader in a ‘streamlined’ reorganisation might see his best performers go … Continue reading Resilient Leadership of Teams
Motivational Ground Rules Managers often complain about lack of motivation of their people. This is the first fallacy of motivation. The only people who are not motivated are no longer with us. The rest of us still with a heartbeat , we all have a motive for what we do. It’s sometimes useful to remind … Continue reading Motivational Ground Rules
Signposting As Europe and the UK restart negotiations on Brexit, perhaps both sides will use signposting as they pick their way through complex agreements. Successful persuasion, like all aspects of negotiation, requires clarity in communication and a technique much used by skilled communicators and negotiators is Signposting. As the name suggests, it lets the other … Continue reading Signposting
Problems happen. It’s a sign that we are alive! Friction in any team may be viewed as inevitable. The good news is that there is only friction where there is movement. And in this fast moving competitive market we operate in, movement is vital. Most entrepreneurs, after all, are essentially problem solvers. More importantly, dealing … Continue reading Problem Solving & Conflict Resolution
Looking for a job can sometimes feel like a daunting and stressful process. If you are looking for a job, here are some tips which may make the search a little easier. Who are you and what have you got going for you? We know your CV will be an effective document if it summarises … Continue reading How to Get That Job!