How To Strengthen Your Emotional Intelligence

Buzz words are all the rage and when it comes to managing your emotions, the cliches flow like water from a waterfall. It can be confusing to really grasp how to strengthen your emotional intelligence and position yourself in a place of confidence and power. Wikipedia gives you all the theories and definitions that you … Read more How To Strengthen Your Emotional Intelligence

How To Have The Difficult Conversation – Ways To Become A Good Leader

Communication does not come easily to most of us. Learning how to have the difficult conversation will give you an admired and respected edge within your work environments. This is just one of the many ways to become a good leader. I was not always good at this communication art form. Truth be told, in … Read more How To Have The Difficult Conversation – Ways To Become A Good Leader

Employee Shelf Life – What Is Your Expiration Date?

Why Should The Organisation Keep You? Over the weekend a close friend contacted me for some assistance to prepare a bio for submission to re-apply for a role in his multi-national organisation. He seemed a bit surprised when I remarked pleasantly that assessing his employee shelf life was a welcomed initiative and more organisations should … Read more Employee Shelf Life – What Is Your Expiration Date?

Employee Performance Feedback – Benefits Of Being Consistent

  Learning To Manage Performance Does Not Come Easily I was barely twenty-one (21) years of age when I first became a Supervisor in the Computer Department. My responsibility was Computer Operations and every one of my staff members was a lot older and more experienced than I was in the world of work. Being … Read more Employee Performance Feedback – Benefits Of Being Consistent

Learning And Management – Keep Sharpening Your Effectiveness

This Is Not About Learning Management Systems Before you dive into this article having an expectation that it would lead you to a discovery about all the formalities surrounding Learning Management Systems, (LMS), let me be up front with you and tell you that it is not. This post is simply about learning and management … Read more Learning And Management – Keep Sharpening Your Effectiveness

Bungy Jumping Into Change Teaches You To Manage Risks And People Like A Pro

I lived in New Zealand for a few years, just before the turn of the 21st century. It was not a place that I knew much about prior to going there to live and work. I had heard about the country as one of our West Indian cricket team’s major opponents, but it was bungy … Read more Bungy Jumping Into Change Teaches You To Manage Risks And People Like A Pro

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 Assertive Behaviour | A Definition That Is Simple

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

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

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 A Glass Of Water – How Daily Habits Change Your Life