How to Keep Your Best Talent Loyal and Committed

I just love Richard Branson’s quote, “Train people well enough so they can leave; treat them well enough so they don’t want to“. This is really powerful because it hits hard at the reason why some people are loyal and committed to the company they represent, and others just go to work to do a[…..]

How to ensure MAGIC meetings

Meetings can be testing, even for the most prepared manager, and most people will agree that the amount of time wasted in meetings could be drastically reduced if several steps are taken. And those steps are fairly simple and straightforward. Tony Jeary talks about running meetings according to the acronym ‘magic’. Trying out these ideas[…..]

When Your Team Meeting Agenda Is Ignored

When we run trainings on Meeting Management, one of the common themes that comes up is, what’s the best way to keep the meeting on track when it strays off the agenda? Now, for whatever reason, some meeting chairmen find it difficult to keep the meeting to the agenda without it sounding like a schoolmaster[…..]

Alternative Ways To Hold Staff Meetings That Actually Get Results

Meetings can drain the life out of a company, with people spending so much time at meetings that they can’t actually do any work. But maybe you know that, and have already tried all of the standard tactics to reduce meeting time such as designating some meetings tactical and some strategic, starting meetings with a[…..]

Great Questions To Ask When Coaching

When you coach someone, you are essentially teaching others how to learn, improving your team member’s ability to solve problems, find answers and learn new skills efficiently.

The GROW Coaching Model – Infographic

The GROW Coaching Model is an excellent way for managers and leaders to coach their team members as they work towards success, so today I wanted to share with you this quick and easy infographic which explains the 4 stages of the GROW model. Enjoy!

How To Ask Great Coaching Questions

There are some key differences between training and coaching. Training often involves giving people information and telling them how to do things whereas coaching encourages the person to think for themselves by asking them great questions.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Working from Home

With the advancements in technology it is now becoming more and more often that people are working from home. Members of staff can take their laptops or their tablets home and can complete certain tasks without coming into the office on certain days.