February 12, 2019

Do you get road rage? Come on….admit it. ‘Overly helpful’ drivers sometime frustrate you, don't they? It’s a bit cheeky of me to be saying this, because my husband is often one of them. But you know, those people who will hold up the flow of traffic to give way to the...

November 8, 2018

Preparation is one of the key ingredients to success. This is not a new idea - just ask anyone who has lost a bunch of weight and they will say without fail, ‘planning and meal preparation’. So why do we find it so hard to perform the act of preparation? Why do we let...

November 1, 2018

Who laughed and said, ‘what 1:1 meetings?! Wishful thinking..’ I bet there were a few of you and that there were many more who, as a result of that thought, aren’t reading now. Regardless, when it comes to the world of change and growth, we know that humans won't chang...

October 24, 2018

We are constantly looking for ways to improve team performance so it would be inaccurate and unfair to suggest that you hadn’t already tried. But the ongoing fact remains is that they need to continue to lift. The question is how do you come up with different ways to l...

October 9, 2018

There’s nothing worse than walking away from a conversation or meeting and thinking ‘oh, that didn’t really go according to plan, did it?’. I get it, curve balls get thrown and the conversation takes a completely unexpected turn. However, these should be the exception,...

October 4, 2018

Templates serve many purposes. When used appropriately, they provide us with a convenient way to do something quickly and accurately. It is particularly useful for areas where following process is important and where the process is repeatable. However, like a lot of th...

July 3, 2018

Crunch time is when we compress a lot of hard work into a relatively short amount of time. It’s the classic pressure cooker scenario. Every minute counts.
 
So during a time where business partner engagement and stakeholder management is critical, teams must be having...

June 14, 2018

Let’s face it: crunch times are sink or swim opportunities. People carry crunch time experiences 2 ways: as scars or badges of honour. And this has the ability to define how you are perceived in the business. Are you relevant or irrelevant (and quite frankly, painful)...

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