The below posts have all been categorized in: Leadership Development.

Can Social Media Inform Organisation Communication?

Posted: June 17, 2016 at 4:46 pm

Social Media and Organisation Communication – A Match Destined To Be Made In Heaven?   Can social media inform organisation and leadership communication? What do you think?   So, last week I wrote about what leaders can learn from content marketing.  This week I thought I’d continue on a similar theme and link social media with great…

Content Marketing – The Human Face of Your Business

Posted: June 8, 2016 at 5:41 pm

The Content Marketing Academy 2016 Last week, 2 – 3 June 2016, I went to Edinburgh to my first Content Marketing Academy Conference.  If you look at the website it says: “The Day My Business Changed Forever”.   Quite a bold statement!  But mine will!  I know it will – and that’s because there are…

Top 10 Leadership Tips Helping You Become an On-Point Leader

Posted: April 28, 2016 at 5:24 pm

Are you Missing the Point in Leadership? Time and time again I hear people saying since they became a manager or leader they are overwhelmed, stressed, too busy, have too many people issues, and so on! We know this can be for many reasons.  Some middle leaders feel sandwiched between the tension of Executive decision-making…

Being THE BEST Team Member My Top 7 Tips

Posted: December 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm

If we want to be the best team member, how would you define team? A group working collaboratively to achieve a common goal? A group of people working together and it’s crucial to business success that they cooperate? People using their individual skills and providing constructive feedback to achieve a desired group outcome? Team dynamics…

Leaders Influence Staff Wellbeing

Posted: August 26, 2015 at 3:05 pm

Do you think Leaders Influence Staff Wellbeing?   I read an article today by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) that inspired me to write. Workplace wellbeing is a passion of mine and in answer to my own question – Yes Leaders do Influence Staff wellbeing! In her article for JRF Helen Barnard focuses on Rt Hon Iain…

Authentic Leadership

Posted: June 13, 2015 at 1:38 pm

Digging Deep Aspiring to Authentic Leadership After a full week working with a client organisation developing aspiring leaders self awareness using my DISC introductory programme, this picture jumped out at me last night. I considered it to be a perfect validation of my week of work. Authentic Leadership comes from digging deep within, soliciting feedback and…

News! Welcome to my Daily Topics!

Posted: January 7, 2015 at 12:41 pm

New for 2015 I’ve Launched my Daily Topics!   For those of you following me on Twitter, Linked In and Facebook, you’ll know that I’ve launched my Daily Topics pages.  So, welcome to my Daily Topics! So what can you expect…… Monday – my New Developments page.  To start the week I’ll be writing about a…

Christmas Is Over…. So Let’s Take Action!

Posted: January 5, 2015 at 2:52 pm

Christmas is over…. So let’s take action! I don’t know if you’re like me, but today was a bit of a struggle! Those festive lie-ins, spending time with the family, and work being the last thing on our minds – BANG!  5 January and back to work!  It was dark, cold and I really didn’t…

DISC in our 1:1 Work

Posted: December 12, 2014 at 12:46 pm

Whether… you’re a manager, new to business, need to sell or promote yourself, simply want to understand people, or you just want to know why you do the things you do and act differently under pressure …DISC will enlighten you!   DISC is an on-line profiling tool that gives you an eighteen page report to…

Spotlight on a DISC Practitioner

Posted: December 10, 2014 at 10:45 am

  The focus was on me in October as I featured in on The Coaching Academy Website.  We were really excited to have a “Spotlight on a DISC Practitioner”.  I love DISC and it is the most simple and accessible tool I’ve used for clients and client companies.  People understand it.  It makes so much…

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