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  • Are you an Office Dictator?

    Are you an Office Dictator?

    Posted 13/01/2012 By in LEADERSHIP With | No Comments

    Here’s a great article from Human Capital that I wanted to share.  Enjoy.         Please help me to spread the word by sharing.

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    • What happens when you free up your people

      Posted 11/01/2012 By in GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR PEOPLE, INSPIRATION With | No Comments

      Southwest Airlines are notorious for freeing up their people to release their creativity and initiative.  They first came to my attention through the FISH Leaders dvd and workshop manual.  On that dvd Herb Kelleher, the founder of Southwest Airlines, stated that he “never had it and doesn’t want it” when asked about leadership and his …

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      • 10 Tips to Engage Any Audience on Any Topic

        10 Tips to Engage Any Audience on Any Topic

        Posted By in INSPIRATION, SPEAKING With | No Comments

        Do you Stand out from the Crowd? Your ability to engage people and build commitment to your ideas and win support in competitive environments may well be critical to your career success, it’s certainly a key requirement for an effective manager or leader.   Here are 10 Tips that help you to get engagement from …

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        • First 12 months critical to engage new employees

          First 12 months critical to engage new employees

          Posted By in EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT, GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR PEOPLE, LEADERSHIP With | 1 Comment

          As you well know first impressions count.  So it is in your team or organisation. In a recent study it was found that organisations, and indeed their leaders, have less than 12 months to ensure the engagement of their new starters.  The global study, conducted by rogenSi found that employees with over a year of …

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          • 2012 looking big? Here are some suggestions to get the best out of your people.

            Posted 04/01/2012 By in GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR PEOPLE With | No Comments

            Do you work in or lead a team and want to improve performance? If experience is anything to go by, 2012 is going to whizz by even faster than last year.  I’m also pretty confident that you and your teams will be expected to produce and achieve more with less resources than you did in …

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            • Why Basics Matter

              Why Basics Matter

              Posted 14/12/2011 By in MANAGEMENT With | No Comments

              I’ve been delivering workshops, training, group and individual coaching services for some time now and I’ve seen a few things.  Not everything, but a few things.  And over that time working with individuals, teams, managers and organisations I’m seeing some patterns.  Ya gotta crawl before you can walk people, and definitely walk before you can …

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              • 2011 Dream Employers Survey Results

                2011 Dream Employers Survey Results

                Posted 23/11/2011 By in MOTIVATION With | No Comments

                The 2001 ‘Dream Employer’ survey, brought to you by Insync Surveys partnered with Red Balloon Days and Drake International, has revealed some very interesting results for the Australian demographic.  Probably of most note is the downward shift in relative importance of immediate manager as a factor driving attrition.   Only 11% of respondents indicated ‘immediate …

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                • The Myths Behind Purpose

                  The Myths Behind Purpose

                  Posted 14/11/2011 By in INSPIRATION With | No Comments

                  There is much pressure on people to live a life full of passion, to know and follow your purpose, your true calling.  While I’m a huge advocate of finding and pursuing work that makes you feel better, that contributes some value to the world and that has some meaning to you while using skills you …

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                  • Top 10 Reasons People Leave Jobs

                    Top 10 Reasons People Leave Jobs

                    Posted 09/11/2011 By in MANAGEMENT With | 9 Comments

                    Here’s a list of the top 10 reasons people leave jobs.  The survey was conducted by AOL so it’s American biased. Inadequate Compensation (57.2%) Compensation below the market average, or lack of annual increase Inadequate Opportunities for Career Advancement (37.3%) Dangling the ‘carrot’ for too long as a demotivator Insufficient Recognition or Appreciation (34.2%) Cash or gift certificates, …

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                    • Are you a Game Changer?

                      Posted 04/11/2011 By in INSPIRATION With | No Comments

                      I was sent this link today and was compelled to share it with you.  It’s an advertisement that LG projected onto the side of a building in Germany. The reason I am showing it to you is simple.  You want to stand out in this world?  You’ve got to be a Game Changer.  The people …

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