Are you enabling people to trust you?

Working with managers at different levels and in many industries, I consistently get asked various questions on how to manage better. One that surfaces most often, especially in large organisations is “ How can I trust my team to do Read More…

Are you treating the right problem?

“There are two certainties in life, death and taxes” said Brad Pitt in the 1998 movie  “Meet Joe Black”. Actually I believe there is a third certainty, problems. Source: www.cliparthut.com Problems are part of the journey of life, we cannot Read More…

Can we work together or are we all crazy?

  Collaboration is at the foundation of modern business, but is not as easy as it looks. Embedded behaviours, social rules and a number of psychological phenomena make collaborating a delicate balance between task and relationships. Below are a few Read More…

Leading High Performance Business Teams

When we talk about high performance teams, we usually think about sport; a group of people who wear matching shirts and operates under a single team name. While this might be a way to create a memorable metaphor for high Read More…

The habit of changing habits

A few years ago, I discovered the one single factor which has the highest impact on the relationship between effective management practice and emotional intelligence competences:  ‘A manager’s ability to change habits with ease.’ While the discovery in itself is certainly Read More…