Performance Management – Creating A Learning Culture

As I reflect on my client conversations this month, the topic of creating a learning culture and using the performance management process as an enabler of this dialogue, has come up a lot. This approach is about finding moments every day to have a new insight or doing something that stretches and develops us. In…

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Intention Setting this Autumn

As we enter the final quarter of the year, now is a great time to pause and reflect on our progress. It is often a time for performance review check in’s and intention setting at work as well. In this blogs we will explore strategies to reviewing our goals, performance and intentions.  What have you…

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Exploring Workplace Partnerships

We all need people to thrive. Thinking more consciously about the relationships around us can deepen our connections and support our goals at home and work. Workplace partnerships remind me of the connection we have in working with others and a sense that we don’t have to go it alone – whether that is solving…

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Strategies to cope with Change

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending” C S Lewis Whether we like it or not, things are changing around us all the time. Sometimes it is the most subtle of changes that we don’t really notice until we realise things are never…

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Having great conversations

The role of a leader can be complex and requires the ability to context switch effectively. At times they need to set a bold direction to inspire individuals, teams and businesses. At other times they work with people to help them fulfil their potential through personal development or performance interventions. Sometimes they need to be…

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9 tips to giving effective employee feedback

What does the word employee feedback conjure up for you? Often, I hear people brace themselves, in anticipation of hearing a difficult message. We can immediately think it is going to be negative. Over the years it hasn’t helped that concepts such as the feedback sandwich have been used – signalling that something negative is…

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