Team work isn’t optional. Management theorists tend to over-complicate things by differentiating between groups and teams, but I like to keep it simple.I frequently work with leaders and teams who ask me a version of this question:“What if we’re not a...read more
“If you drop a frog in a pot of boiling water, it will of course frantically try to clamber out. But if you place it gently in a pot of tepid water and turn the heat on low, it will float there quite placidly. As the water gradually heats up, the frog will sink into a...read more
When I ask groups how feedback should be given, there’s always someone who mentions the Hamburger Approach.This is the theory that you should start by saying something positive (the white bread), move on to what you really want to say – apparently often...read more
I find it shocking that in 15 years of coaching senior leaders and teams I've only twice been asked even some of these questions. The focus from the organisation (HR and L&D) is on cost and cancellation fees; the transformation my work represents is...read more
This is my favourite picture of me at work. I love seeing every single one of those people, smiling, engaged, fully present.What’s more, it’s taken in the middle of a challenging and competitive activity where everyone present has experienced unexpected...read more
One of the reasons transformative change is so hard is that we struggle to break out of the way we are living and working right now. Our busyness and temptation to procrastinate can get in the way of meaningful change. The temptations of procrastinationThe best...read more
When I try to explain what I do, I’m often told: “Ah, so you’re a life coach!” And I used to bristle. I’d want to protest that I’d spent several years studying for an MSc in Executive Coaching (executive – there’s a clue in the name!) That my work is...read more
What happens when you experience conflict at home or at work?If you’re directly involved, do you feel helpless and put upon; pretty certain that there’s nothing you can do? Or do you feel angry; blaming the other side for everything that has...read more
I’ve been thinking a lot about gratitude this week. Firstly Jane, a friend of mine from school, nominated me on Facebook to declare three positive things each day for five days and to pass this nomination on to three of my friends. Now ordinarily I am not...read more
It’s not rocket science this leadership stuff. Admittedly there’s a bit of science that comes in handy.Like the science of how to motivate peopleAnd it’s not what you think. Whilst money matters, we’ve got seventy so years of research showing that bonuses contribute...read more
Conflict. What comes to mind when you read that word? How do you feel about conflict?
Almost every team I’ve ever worked with comes to me asking for help with both uncovering unvoiced conflict and strategies for dealing more effectively with conflict when it arises.
The way we deal with conflict – ignoring it, running away from it, confronting it – is a reflection of our early programming.read more
This is the number one question I get asked. Although it might come disguised as “I’m not really sure what you do.”Every man and his dog is a coach these daysI’m not surprised by people’s confusion considering there are over 1.5 million people on LinkedIn...read more
Moyra has worked with our organization to help us navigate a number of important change initiatives… consistently demonstrating an ability to help us see the gap between where we are and where we need to go… truly defining what it means to be a trusted advisor.James Oates
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