How badly are others "filtering" your messages on their way up or down? How adept are you at playing this form of corporate politics? If you prefer …More
Leadership of Others
Do you have a vision that you and others can see from anywhere as visibly as the village church steeple?
Have you surrounded yourself with the best team available or are you "getting by with what you got"?
Are you known to inspire them to chase down that vision for you and for them?
Do you motivate them to follow you because you inspire them with your infectious passion? Or do they only do so because "they have to"?
Most people leave companies because of their boss. Could you now be "one of those bosses"? Are you truly happy with your leadership style?
Is yours a "learning organization" or are mistakes still punished, thereby killing most initiative or risk taking?
How well are you managing your team's performance? Is poor performance tolerated because it's "too hard" to deal with?
How clearly do you understand and manage accountability, authority and responsibility? Do your team, so they are empowered to deliver?
In today's fast changing and competitive market, are you sure you are applying the most appropriate leadership styles to lead your team to the outcomes you all want?
Can you really afford not to have a leadership sounding board and thinking partner alongside you to be sure?
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Approval or forgiveness. Which are you better known to seek for in your corporate or business decision making? If you prefer listening to reading, …More
Is the front-office and back-office divide alive and well in your organisation?How well do you contend with and manage its vagaries? If you prefer …More
Finding and keeping good people. Ask any leader and this is usually the most common leadership challenge. If you are a leader would you agree? What …More
Leadership transparency. Are you really fair dinkum? How "filtered" are your messages? What makes you (and me) think I can trust you? If you …More
If you're the leader, why aren't you leading? Well are you? Or are you hoping everyone in your team will "just do the right thing?" If you prefer …More
Delegating. Whether new to it or despite many years of practice and experience, why are so many still challenged by it so much? Are you? If you …More
Are you a doer, an orchestrator, a manager or a leader? How do you move from one to the other? And why all the fuss about leadership transition? If …More
Sometimes situations require leading from the front, others leading from behind. Can you confidently apply the right one(s) for the right …More
It’s not what people say or do that we remember; it’s how they made you feel, isn’t it? Recognition: are you the “good finder” or the …More
Are you and your team always crystal clear about the difference between accountability, responsibility and authority? Who or what's holding you …More
Are you so busy doing that you have lost sight of your vision, or even never known where you are going? How much more could you achieve with real …More
What are your Key Performance Indicators? Whether employee, leader or contractor, are you ensuring your and your people's performance is being managed …More
Edification. When you tell the person you are speaking with about someone else, can they look forward to meeting them because you have "talked them …More
How consistently do your deeds and behaviour prove you “walk the walk” and that you deserve trust and respect? As a person? As a parent? As an …More
How well are you managing agendas? And those you answer to in supporting you to implement the agendas and expectations that they set in the first …More
How might adding more humility into your leadership style add to your success? What do you think you can learn from leaders that have gone from "good …More
Have you ever wanted to read or listen to an executive life coaches' view about Performance Management in one convenient place? Well, this blog post …More
As a leader, are you leaving leadership performance management to chance, or are you pro-actively driving it? Are your performance reviews a chore, …More
How many times have you come out of your performance review and felt you had been “rolled”? Can you honestly say that you had invested in the best …More
How can any form of managed performance to expected (personal or organizational) outcomes be achieved if you don’t have a system or a process that …More
How much are you really caring about your people? In your leadership role or business, how well are you empowering your people to doing what it takes …More
How well are you able to apply posturing for strengthening your presence, enhancing your position and influence in meetings, presentations or …More
Would people call you an inspiration? Or are you bored or boring? When do you inspire with your charisma and passion or when might you go “over the …More
Do your leadership attitudes serve those you lead, or do you prefer to have them serve you instead? Is it all about you or more about empowering …More
Do your leadership styles make things happen or do you just let them happen? Does your team know what you are shooting for and what their part is in …More
How often are you taken for granted in your relationships or work? How guilty are you of taking others for granted? Easy to feel. Harder to fix, isn’t …More
Notice how tribes have their own membership behaviour codes? How tribal influence can cut across organizational structures? Do they work for or …More
Are you too defensive? Confident or not, are you known to be too protective of your own ideas and them having to prevail? Do other viewpoints threaten …More
As a leader, how comfortable are you to be walkabout and amongst your people? Or do you prefer to wait for them to come to you in the safety of your …More
Are you better known for making good decisions or to “agonize” over them? What role does confidence and procrastination play in your decision making …More
When you see the “blame culture” in an organization blamed when something goes wrong, do you play along or make a conscious choice to do the right …More
If I’m paining, I must be gaining – or realize that I’ve reached another of those thresholds, right? Time to get excited - growth must be around the …More