Assertive Behaviour | A Definition That Is Simple

Assertive behaviour occupies the attention of many performance, management and leadership discussions. It falls into the misunderstood, misused and mistaken buckets and I would therefore like to offer a definition that is simple. More often than not assertive behaviour is placed into the grouping of passive, aggressive and assertive and applied randomly. The pendulum swings … Read more

Understanding The Role Of Employee Behaviour In An Enterprise Risk Management Definition

Can You Manage Risk Without Managing Behaviour? This is a question I am often asked when working with Managers. To better explain it, you must begin by understanding the Role of employee behaviour in an Enterprise Risk Management definition. When I say “employee behaviour“, do note that I am referring to all employees in your … Read more

You Can Make The World A Better Place For Your Family To Live, Work And Enjoy

Moving Past Understanding Change There is so much material (clichés, thoughts and views) available about change that I wondered if I could contribute anything that would have an impact, or be worth mentioning. Along the way however, I have realised that by making small, incremental personal changes, you can make the world a better place … Read more

How You Can Become The Change You Want To See In Our World Every Day

Communication Enables You It was the motivational guru, Anthony Robbins, who got me thinking some years ago when I heard him shout: “You can become the change you want to see in our world every day!” I was visiting with my Mum and I was taken aback by the fact that this man seemed to … Read more

How You Can Begin The Cycle Of Continuous Improvement In 7 Easy Steps

What The Japanese Taught Us About Kaizen During the many twists and turns of my career, I was fortunate to have leaders, mentors and coaches, (before they became buzz words), who directed my life towards practicing the habit of Kaizen. I deeply appreciate how their actions benefited my life and want to share how you … Read more

A Glass Of Water – How Daily Habits Change Your Life

Habits Are As Simple As Water Changing your life does not have to be a complex, drawn-out process. It can actually be likened to drinking a glass of water every day. All you have to do is start and you will soon realise how daily habits change your life. Water is simple sustenance. As simple … Read more

What Is Change Management Training About?

Change – The Only Thing Constant Everything begins with understanding. When we do not understand a concept or lesson then anything thrown at us may make sense. Before we get into the construct of, what is Change Management Training about, let us look at the definitions. Change is all around us and is taking place … Read more

Role Analysis and Assertiveness – Sharpen your Effectiveness

Assessment of roles and role relations has an important place in effective work. This may take the form of tentative role assessments made very quickly on the basis of intuitive observation or of well thought through role assessment based on lengthy and repeated observations of a person in different situations. A basic requirement for role … Read more