28 Aug 2019

6 Reasons for cultural silos and how to avoid them
When it comes to managing the dynamics of the people in your team, near enough is not good enough. When people talk about a business being ‘siloed’ - what they are actually referring to is a business that has created so many people ‘work arounds’ or people ‘avoidances’, that entire business units no longer function effectively. This can stem from something as simple as two Department Hea...

24 Jul 2019

High Performance Team workshop 2019 - Office Choice
One of the best parts of working in the leadership / team /culture space is that I get to work with some truly dedicated people seeking to make a positive change for their business. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to work with the senior leadership team at Office Choice Ltd this week for the High Performance Teams workshop. These guys already perform at a strong level and...

12 Jul 2019

This workshop is all about putting skills into action - a bit like what a pilot would do in a Simulator, but for Performance Management discussions and the difficult conversations that are often put off in a business. In the Performance management Essentials workshop, we provide you with opportunities to have those conversations, in a safe environment with trained actors and using our sp...

01 Jul 2019

Being in conflict can feel uncomfortable for a large number of reasons; fear, lack of a clear outcome, lack of practice, getting carried away with emotions etc.It is very easy to not deal with little things such as misunderstandings, slights, and miscommunications, resulting in relationships ‘drifting’ from where you would like them to be. If these little things are addressed, the diffic...

01 Jul 2019

Performance Management and Difficult Conversations
We surveyed over a hundred of our Performance Management Essentials workshop participants, and here are at the areas they struggled with in regards to performance management and having difficult / crucial conversations: Not having confidence in being able to do it ‘right’ within HR limitations Not knowing the ‘right’ words, and not wanting to cause offence Not having a clear struc...