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The eight keys to successful selling

Sales is, by far, one of the most essential activities in business. A quick Google search will reveal millions of articles on how to become better at sales and while many will promise the “secrets” of sales or the one strategy that will boost your conversions, the truth is, it comes down to consistency, the […]

How to overcome your team’s excuses

As a leader, you are bound to experience team members making excuses about why they can’t, won’t or didn’t do something they were asked or expected to do. While excuses every so often can be understandable – expected even, when they are regularly given you need to act. Here are four ways you can overcome […]

Five ways to grow your team beyond you

As a leader, it can be easy to think your most important role is to increase your organisation’s performance and profit, but the true goal of a leader should be to help your team become more confident and accomplished. So how do you help them to live up to their full potential? Here are five […]

Four ways to create a culture of responsibility in your team

Responsibility Despite coaching many different businesses at many different stages of operation, there is one question that stays the same, “How do I get my team to be more responsible?” It can be tempting to point the finger at the team here, and I’ll admit I normally get a list of why certain team members […]

Four ways to become the leader your team need and want

It’s hard to lead a team when none of them want to follow you, yet for many leaders this is exactly what they try to do. Wrapped up in the authority of their position they forget that a leadership position is one of serving others. I always remember the quote by Jack Welch “Before you […]

Top four leadership challenges and how to overcome them

Despite how different our businesses and teams can be, as leaders we can experience similar challenges that can impact our ability to lead effectively. From establishing direction and meeting targets to managing team members and customers, each day can bring with it a unique set of challenges. At times, these challenges can be overwhelming, and […]

Four steps to becoming a leader with influence

The ability to influence a team is fast becoming a crucial leadership skill. Influence once came with your leadership position, now in many workplaces, your ability to influence determines your success. Not all leaders influence, yet all influencers lead. Your ability to solicit ideas, change minds, shape opinions, sway decisions and leverage the skillset of […]

Five Ways a Coach Can Help Leaders |#5 Identify Areas for Improvement

Improvement In every business there is always the opportunity to improve somewhere, I bet if you looked at your own business, team or department there would be at least two areas you could work on over the next three, six and twelve months. It could be increase performance amongst the team, leadership and coaching capability or […]

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