The 7 Key Steps to Successful Team Development

Team development is one of those terms that often comes across as an aspirational objective. It generally commences in a very positive environment, but the “business of the day” gets in the way, the overall objective then becomes confused and the momentum is lost. Here are some key steps towards succeeding in keeping the good ship afloat...

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Wednesday 15th February 2023    

Goal Setting

January is generally the time that we conduct a quick "stock take" on the year just completed and then cast our eyes forward on the year ahead.

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Tuesday 10th January 2023    

The 3 C’s of Business

All three are linked, although “Culture” is an outcome of “Collaboration” and “Connection” in a genuine sense. You can have collaboration by putting a team of people into the same room, but if they don’t develop an authentic connection, whatever culture is produced from the environment will be forced and most probably unsustainable.

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Friday 30th December 2022    

Building a Culture of Trust

Most business leaders spend a good deal of time, money and effort in establishing a culture within their organisation that is both appealing to current and prospective team members and sustainable, particularly despite headwinds that organisations invariably encounter. I recently heard a Ted Talks presentation that was a bit of a "light bulb moment" for me.

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Saturday 15th October 2022    

Career Stocktake

I recently read a book that covered the topic of Career Transitioning for the mature of age. It provided an instructional process that can be followed should you wish to conduct a personal audit on how your career/life is progressing against your expectations. As I stepped through the book, I could see that it isn't just about career transitioning, but a great process to see what adjustments, or alignments might be required to the path you are following in your current career. Here is a summary. The book is "Rethink Your Career in your 40's, 50's and 60's", by Joanna Maxwell.

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Saturday 12th February 2022    

The Mystery that is: Strategic Workforce Planning

As many of us enter the second half of the financial year, I’m sure all Managers are looking at their YTD results and trying to work out how they either maximise their current position against budget, or how do they bridge the gap between their actual v budget results. Unfortunately this thinking often gives rise to short term planning, because it is all about achieving the full year budget by 30 June. However, there is another topic that can provide ongoing benefits to an organisation and that is Strategic Workforce Planning. Here are some thoughts on Strategic Workforce Planning for you to consider:

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Thursday 7th October 2021    

How easy are you to do business with?

In today's litigious environment, we are too focused on covering our backsides and, as a result, many organisations make it very hard for customers and clients to do business with them...

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Tuesday 20th November 2018    

Business Transitioning - Article

Fight or Flight is a question many people face throughout their career. Follow this link to see how I dealt with the same question.

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Monday 17th September 2018    

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