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Category: Leading Teams


Trust

Trust seems to be fundamental to much that a leader and manager does.  Individual to individual or as groups we must understand the concept of trust. Trust also impacts on your personal life; a facet of your personality. A key question: are you a person or leader...
Mentoring

Mentoring

Ever find yourself wishing for a shoulder, a sounding board, a source of advice, someone who’ll impart wisdom and insight? Socrates we can’t do, but a mentor we can. What does it take, and is it for you?   “A mentor is a more experienced individual willing to...
Mentoring

Building Teams

Are you sure you are part of a team? Or are you one of the unfortunate many aiming for ‘team’ but not making it?     Are you sure you are part of a team? Or are you one of the unfortunate many aiming for ‘team’ but not making it past: Club group of...
Mentoring

Recruiting New Team Members

So who should be in your gang? A balanced team, whose members compliment each other, pull together, take ownership and respect and like each other, can produce fast, innovative results. Too often, however, a team is a melting pot of disparate characters, abilities and...
Influencing Skills

Influencing Skills

Today managers are required to spend less time controlling and more time coaxing staff in what they need to do. As empowerment pushes decisions and responsibilities further down the line, the skills required of managers are changing from ‘how to tell and motivate’ to...