How do you effectively measure employee performance and foster a growth mindset?

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As a leader or manager, you may be put in a position where you need to measure the performance of those in your team or your direct reports. Each company does it their own way but with so many ideas floating around what is the most effective way to measure performance? How can you stay relevant as a leader and …

Why you need to be doing more coaching as a leader and how it can help your team succeed

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Coaching is listening and asking questions to tease out potential solutions to specific problems. The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as; “Partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential”. Most people talk about a coaching leadership style, whereas I see it as more of a necessity for being a …

Defining leadership and the three most important traits a leader needs to develop to be effective

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Defining Leadership I believe that the best quote that captures the true nature of leadership is this: “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams Let me paint you a picture of what I believe true leadership is. Leadership is a journey. Imagine your team …

Transactional vs transformational leadership

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Definitions Today I am going to delve into two different leadership styles, transactional leadership and transformational leadership. We will have a look at what they are, how to employ them, what their pros and cons are and I will evaluate them against my own experience. Transactional leadership is about an exchange of reward for effort and compliance between team leaders …

4 simple tips to establish rapport

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As a consultant and project manager communication is at the heart of everything I do, whether it is delivering a presentation to clients, conflict resolution, assigning tasks and responsibilities or just the daily interactions I have with colleagues. Understanding how to build rapport with people is one of the most important tools I carry in life and I hope that …