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Are you getting the financial planning training you really need?

When I was 13 years old my father passed away from bowel cancer. Thankfully he was smart enough to take out life insurance, because without it, life would have been a lot different for me and my seven brothers and sisters. While it didn’t make us millionaires, it did allow us to stay in the […]

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

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 are […]

Five ways to become a respected leader

While your title as a leader can give you power and prestige, it is how you choose to lead that can determine how much respect you gain from your team and others. Here are five ways to become a respected leader that everyone looks up to. 1. Take the focus off you I’m sure you’ve […]

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 tips to get more out of others

As leaders and managers it is our job to get the best out of others. To inspire action, increase motivation and boost productivity. Sometimes it is easy, especially with high performers but sometimes it can take a lot of work to break down the walls of our team to bring out the best in them. […]

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 […]

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