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5 Habits You Need To Shake Off To Remain Energized

5 Habits You Need To Shake Off To Remain Energized

Every now and then the stresses of work and the pressures of deadlines takes its toll on us. Our creativity takes a nosedive and our energy level flat lines. It’s bound to happen over a period of time when you’re working hard to balance your professional and personal lives. The resultant, of course, is a … Continued

5 Risks Worth Taking to be Headed Towards Success

5 Risks Worth Taking to be Headed Towards Success

When things are going well it would be foolish to do anything to change it. Why take risks when everything is going smoothly, right? In truth, the mark of a successful leader isn’t made by the things that they leave constant. Instead, it’s by the risks they take and the successes they achieve from the … Continued

Why Women Need To Be Speaking Up In Meetings

Why Women Need To Be Speaking Up In Meetings

During my meetings with clients I’ve often sat at tables with individuals from various demographics representing their companies. They’ve been men, women, senior management, middle tier managers, team members and so on. Unless I’m in a meeting with predominately women, I’ve often felt that men do most of the talking. I did some reading on … Continued

7 Mistakes Leaders Make That Impact Their Success

7 Mistakes Leaders Make That Impact Their Success

Thanks to my practice, over the years I’ve had the opportunity to meet several leaders from various backgrounds and industries. All of them had remarkable personalities, self-drive and big plans about what they wanted to achieve. They all have impeccable grasp over their chosen industry and have worked hard to achieve success. They all were … Continued

How To Channel Your Frustrations Into Positive Energy

How To Channel Your Frustrations Into Positive Energy

We’ve all faced frustration every now and then at work. When you’re so passionate about what you do certain negatives can agitate us. The reaction to these generally is anger and frustration – both of which we try to avoid, but sometimes it’s inevitable. Sure the books and blogs you read all tell you about … Continued

How to Recharge Your Team to Avoid Complacency

How to Recharge Your Team to Avoid Complacency

Good leaders know that to achieve the big challenges of their function, they can’t do it alone. So one of the first few things they do is to build a team of talented individuals to work with. Next it’s imperative to clarify what role each team member will play in the function and what their … Continued

Why There Has To Be More Women In Senior Leadership Roles

Why There Has To Be More Women In Senior Leadership Roles

Congratulations to be Emma Walmsley who was recently appointed as GSK’s new Chief Executive. It’s definitely a step forward for diversity when yet another woman makes it to a leadership role – even more so when that company is a Fortune 500. She now joins 23 other women who are CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. … Continued

5 Critical Year-End Activities You Should Do Now

5 Critical Year-End Activities You Should Do Now

We’re now into the last week of September. What that means is that next week we’re into the last quarter of the year. Wow how the year just flew by! The fourth quarter can be a very challenging time for organizations in terms of year-end activities. The senior leadership will be reviewing the organization’s performance … Continued

How To Stop Doing Things That May Damage Your Team

How To Stop Doing Things That May Damage Your Team

It can happen to the best of leaders. In your drive to create a team of incredibly talented and dedicated individuals who are aligned to the business’s objectives and are focused on delivering quality results, you sometimes falter. How’s it even possible to falter when all your intensions are towards the best interests of the … Continued

How to Hold Power Meetings and Avoid Wasting Time

How to Hold Power Meetings and Avoid Wasting Time

Have you ever been a part of or heard chatter that occurs when a sporadic meeting is called? Most times it goes like this: “I wonder how long this meeting will be. I have a few things I was working on and would like to finish them before I leave. I really hope the meeting … Continued

Coaches and Mentors – When To Be One?

Coaches and Mentors – When To Be One?

Exploiting the full potential of talent isn’t an easy or quick process. It requires patience, commitment, dedication, and a lot of counseling, among several other things. And for all this you need a coaches and mentors to help guide and steer individuals towards the exploitation of their greatness that’s yet to make its mark. I’ve … Continued