A Kitchen Nightmare

I don’t know whether you watched Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares last night but there was certainly a lot of conflict involved! Within the programme you had two ego’s, Gordon’s and the Restaurant owner – neither of them wanted to give in.

Leadership Exercise

No, I don’t mean how long does Richard Branson jog for each morning or whether Gordon Brown can bench press 200lbs!

Effective Leadership

I received an email from Lisa Jenkins last week wanting some advice on how to get the best out of her team. Lisa is a newish manager working in a call centre. Here’s what she asked:

Poor Managers

We train thousands of managers each year and every now and again we come across the “know all” I am sure you know the type! Those managers who reckon they do not need any training, that “you can’t teach me anything”

Management v Leadership

So what’s the difference between management and leadership? We get this question on almost every management training course that we run!

360 Degree Appraisals

How 360 degree feedback appraisals are counter productive if completed in the wrong way. 360-degree appraisal refers to taking feedback on an employee from all those who are acquainted with him and the kind of job that he does. Typically, performance feedback was considered to be strictly a process involving interaction between the employee and[…..]

Vision Communications

Why communicating the vision of top leadership is necessary Vision is crucial for an organisation, even more than it is for an individual. Communicating the vision of the top leadership is absolutely necessary. Why is it so? There are several reasons which contribute to the importance of corporate vision’s being communicated through proper channels from[…..]