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4 Tips to Get Ahead in your Leadership Career

We like to feel comfortable in what we do so therefore, we don’t always look to making changes or disrupting this feeling of being comfortable.  We like being in our comfort zone as it’s non-threatening, non-scary and well, comfortable.   I like to push myself and participants on my courses out of their comfort zones.  If…
Be a more effective leader

Be the leader you want to be led by

Happy New Year to one and all.  Here’s to a great 2018. Some of you may know that I design and deliver Leadership courses for organisations in industries such as Pharma, Financial Services, Tech, Hospitality, Property Services etc. On some of these Leadership training courses, I ask for a Senior Leader in the business to…

How to positively impact peoples’ behaviour in 1 easy step

Several years ago, when working on my Coaching qualification, I remember one of the trainer’s relaying a story of an old man, leaning against a stone wall in the West of Ireland minding his business when a bus pulled up beside him. Out stepped a young man who said to the old man ‘what are…
Praise

Praise before it’s due

One of the most challenging things to do as a Leader can be to praise your staff when they are doing a good job.  How often do we just see the negative action an employee takes and just ‘gloss over’ what they do right?  A little praise goes a long way and when it’s given…
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