The Praise Sandwich Technique

The Praise Sandwich and Why It Doesn’t Work

The praise sandwich is a feedback technique that is widely used to provide feedback. In this post, we look at how the praise sandwich works and how it can be improved to make it even more effective.

10 tips for new managers and leaders

10 Tips for New Managers and Leaders

Are you a new manager or leader? In this post, we look at 10 tips for new managers and leaders that will help you to progress into your new role and hit the ground running.

How to Become a Corporate Athlete

How to become a corporate athlete. The concept of being a corporate athlete looks at how to take the recipe of success from elite athletes and apply this to the corporate world. In this article, we look at the idea of how you can become a corporate athlete.

8 Different Leadership Styles and How To Use Each

In this post, we look at 8 common leadership styles and how to use each of them. Knowing how to mix up your leadership styles based on the individual and situation you are in is the sign of a great leader.

19 Tips For Being a Better Manager

We've put together 19 tips for becoming a better manager. These tips are easy to implement and are designed to increase your own motivation, performance and productivty.

Lessons In Leadership

Ahead of our forthcoming podcast interview series ‘Lessons in Leadership’, I thought it would be appropriate to put down some thoughts and memories that have been sources of inspiration for me over the years.

leadership conversation tool kit

5 Conversation Tools Every Leader Needs in Their Tool Kit.

We recently shared some short videos on our social media channels about how to hold different kinds of conversations with your team members. Here are 5 powerful conversations tools you can use.

Delegation in Management – Why Leaders Need To Delegate and Why They Don’t

Delegation in management is a must-have tool in today's businesses. Many of us struggle with or won't do it. Here are some of the reasons why we don't delegate but should.

leading a team you were once part of

Leading a Team You Were Once a Part Of

Leading a team you were once part of is a daunting task. I this post, I share some lessons I learnt about taking over a team I was once a member of along with some tips to make the transition from team member to the leader of the team.

The Foundations of Leadership

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an effective leader? With the requirement to have so many different skills and behaviours, it can be really tricky to understand. To help simplify this, we’ve put together a simple model that helps you understand what’s required of an effective leader. We’ve called these the Foundations…