How to be Assertive in Leadership

Assertive leaders are able to express their thoughts and feelings in a direct, honest and appropriate way. They naturally tend to gain the trust and respect of their teams and…

Effective Conflict Management for Leaders

Conflict. It’s something that many of us prefer to avoid, but it can often be unavoidable. It’s a natural, if not always pleasant part of dealing with people. As leaders,…

Leadership: It’s lonely at the top

Being a leader is rewarding, challenging and brings a great deal of job satisfaction. But it can also be lonely. You’re there for your people when things get tough –…

Why knowing your values is so important

A lot of my work with my clients is focused on gaining a greater awareness of yourselves and finding the ‘real you’. Recently I met with a coaching client who…

Do you need more time to connect with your team?

As a busy leader, do you miss out on opportunities to connect with your team? With little time available, it’s easy to reduce your contact to brief progress updates before…

Are you being clear enough with your teams?

How often do you think about the language you use with your teams? No, I’m not talking about whether you swear or use terms that might be offensive. Just wondering…