Management

Two corporate professionals are pictured. They have exaggerated body language, suggesting that they are having difficult conversations. This image aims to visualise the topic of the blog which describes why difficult conversations might go wrong and how to overcome this with effective communication.

A Simple Approach to Having Difficult Conversations

Learn seven common mistakes that people make during difficult conversations and how to combat these with effective communication strategies. Usually, difficult conversations can be resolved quickly if they are addressed ...

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The Difference Between Leadership and Management

Learn more about the difference between leadership and management and why you need skills in both to be a great leader.   During the early stages of our leadership training, we always pose the question, “What is the...

Organism

5 Pillars for Collaboration in the Workplace

Collaboration in the workplace: Learn about the 5 pillars for effective communication and how they are essential to purpose and strategic direction of an organisation. Setting the ‘Purpose’ and ‘Strateg...

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How well do you use your emotions to manage conflict?

“If you only have a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” – Maslow This age old analogy might seem a little off the topic of emotional intelligence but what Abraham Maslow was essentially saying is that we can have an o...

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Managing Conflict in the Workplace

Managing conflict in the workplace comes with it’s challenges. Be it with a boss or a co-worker, workplace conflict can be expensive and detrimental to organisational culture. Follow on for our 6 tips to managing c...

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How to monitor your organisational culture

The importance of a strong and healthy organisational culture is undeniable, it can translate into increased productivity, employee retention and attraction to name a few. As we have explored over the last couple of week...

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Identify the organisational culture that you really want

Last week we looked at different types of organisational cultures that could exist and how your organisation compares to these common cultures. Was it clear where you sat in matrix or were you spread out over several of ...

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Do you understand your organisational culture and values?

Before you can truly understand your organisation’s culture you need to understand the common types of culture.  With this in mind you can ask yourself if your organisation’s culture matches what you think it is. Below i...

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Has your organisational culture evolved or have you cultivated it?

The problem surrounding organisational culture Often times, senior leaders and executives are the ones to set and define an organisation’s culture and values. These values then end up on a wall for everyone to see ...