Use The Skill/Will Matrix For Better Coaching

This exercise will initially take not much longer than 3-4 minutes, yet could greatly improve your ability in coaching your team. One of the great ways to become a better leader is to coach each of your direct reports more effectively. But coaching staff, as with leadership, is not a ‘one size fits all’ venture. We have to do a ‘stocktake’ of the various individuals that report to us-only after…

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What’s Your Income to Service/Value Ratio?

  Income to Service/Value Ratio  As individuals (employees, business owners, executives or whatever) we should be mindful of the level of Value – or service/help we are providing in our role, compared to the income we receive. Similarly with organisations, businesses and distinct teams within teams. We must always ask – are we providing a commensurate level of value or service compared to the level of income we are receiving?…

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What to Do After a Bad Performance Review

Performance Review Tips It can be hard to recover from a less-than-stellar performance review, especially one you didn’t see coming. You might feel angry, embarrassed and confused. How do you regain your professional confidence after a bad performance review? How do you make the best use of the critical feedback? Negative feedback often contradicts the stories that we tell about ourselves — what we’re good at, what we’re capable of.…

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