Leadership

Top 4 Tips on How to Disagree

What do you do when you disagree with someone? And how successful is it? Do you tell them how wrong they are? Do you run for the hills? Do you freeze and avoid it? I’ve seen and done many variations. It’s natural, right? Faced with conflict we tend to argue, avoid or freeze – classic […]

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6 Crucial Steps To Leading Remote Work Teams

HOW TO KEEP YOUR TEAM PRODUCTIVE & MOTIVATED STS has been a virtual business for over 20 years! Working remotely is our everyday practice as a team so we thought we’d share our recipe for success in leading remote work teams. 1. Set Clear Expectations …and communicate them to the team Agree upon the technology […]

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The Forgotten Art of Questioning.

Whether I’m working with multinational or public sector organisations, frontline leaders or executives, the same skill gap emerges – the art of questioning. It is undoubtedly one of the most important skills to have – in business, leadership and life. I could ask Why do we go from asking hundreds of questions per day as a child, […]

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Moving Beyond Managing Change to Leading Change.

Most mergers fail to realise the value that they were expected to realise. Organisations of all types also consistently struggle to embed change and 60-70% of change efforts fail. Often change efforts are made in response to powerful external forces, well planned and allocated considerable internal focus and resources yet still don’t deliver. Large mining […]

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Ego Check – Is Yours or Someone Else’s Out of Control?

A multibillion dollar project is going bad. The designs aren’t right, industrial issues are causing angst, they’re already over budget and falling further behind the schedule. The company decides it’s time to bring in the big gun – the “Fixer”. Initially everyone is excited the “Fixer” is here. They’re going to save this project and […]

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