giving a presentation

Start with bang – open with impact.Start off with something that really grabs your audience’s attention. No don’t shout fire – but do say something memorable.

How do people engage at work?

When you communicate the change be aware that the impact will be different for different kinds of people. Take those different needs into account when you are planning the message. Then recognize the risk that different kinds of engagement might present.

Job Interview – Helpful Quotes

Job Interview – Helpful Quotes Job Interview – helpful quotes if you have one coming up shortly Remember why you are going! “You go to a job interview to discover whether your talents, abilities, interests and direction are a good fit for the job, the company, and the company’s mission.” Susan M Heathfield Research the […]

Are you a good team leader? Take my test.

Starting a new project? See how well you are doing in the leadership stakes. If you are serious about being a good leader, then you should be able to provide serious answers to all these questions.

Job Seeking While You Are In Work

Looking at other possibilities when you are in work is healthy. But, you need to handle this with care, particularly right now. You do not want to find yourself being moved on because the organization begins to have doubts about your loyalty.

Transformational Leadership

Transformational leaders are able to communicate a clear vision and share a passion for engaging in the journey – they are able to make the group they lead feel recharged and energized for the challenge ahead.

Leadership Styles – Life Cycle Leadership

No one style is right for any leader all the time. Good leaders need the confidence to be flexible, and to adapt themselves according to the situation. The right leadership style will depend on the person or group being led.

Active Listening and Good Communication

Every piece of advice you read about how to be a good leader talks about the need for good communication – an able leader is an able communicator! Yes, quite right. But communication is a two way process. For any leader the ability to listen is right up there with the ability to deliver the message. And listening is more the just hearing a sound and knowing what the words usually mean.

Making Changes – What Is Troubling You?

Troublesome emotions like anxiety, depression, guilt, shame, anger, hurt, jealousy and envy can occur at different times in our lives. They can be associated with lots of different kinds of events. But sometimes they occur when most people would think there should be nothing to worry about. And they can be very difficult to deal with.