When good advice goes bad: how Mum made effective teamwork impossible

by Simon Thiessen on 29-Feb-2016 13:49:21

4 communication styles that conscious leaders MUST understand

My Mum got it wrong. I have NO PLANS to tell her, but one bit of advice she gave me...

Top tip to be successful in your time management training (Video)

by Simon Thiessen on 25-Feb-2016 10:53:10

Take a holiday. It’s a really good time management strategy

I’m going to share with you one of my favorite time management techniques and one...

Conflict resolution in the workplace: who is loading the gun?

by Simon Thiessen on 18-Feb-2016 09:00:00

They may have shot the sherriff – but where did the bullets come from?

As a leader, you will sometimes (even often) need to deal with trouble...

Who drives performance? People leading teams or people in teams?

by Simon Thiessen on 17-Feb-2016 09:00:00

Blaming your team is not the best way to manage people performance

When performance in an organisation is below expectations, it is easy for...

What's costing you more – underperformance or offering flexibility?

by Simon Thiessen on 16-Feb-2016 09:00:00

If you don’t provide your people opportunities for life balance, someone else will

How flexible are you in helping your people achieve life...

workplace discrimination: know your rights and the rights of others

by Simon Thiessen on 14-Feb-2016 15:43:12

Is there a Chris Gayle in your office?

We posted this last week on Facebook and the response was great. In case you missed it, we wanted to share...

‘I just don’t care’ is not a customer service training issue

by Simon Thiessen on 10-Feb-2016 09:00:00

Four things a leader needs to do when their people suck

Ever met a human being that all the energy and joy has been sucked out of? It’s quite an...

6 conflict resolution techniques used by leaders of great teams

by Simon Thiessen on 09-Feb-2016 09:00:00

Stop paying the obvious (and hidden) costs of conflict in the workplace

If you are looking for glib and superficial conflict resolution...

Life and balance for leaders – wishful thinking or possibility?

by Simon Thiessen on 04-Feb-2016 09:00:00

Three keys for leaders to live a rounded life and balance their priorities

It seems obvious: managers work longer hours than other employees....

Why HR needs to do so much conflict resolution in the workplace

by Simon Thiessen on 02-Feb-2016 09:00:00

HR managers: wishy-washy wimps or head kickers?

There is a common belief in many workplaces about Human Resources managers. They aren’t real...