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  • Know your value. Know your worth.

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    How much do you value yourself? 

    It’s a difficult question to answer, so let me ask you these questions instead…  

    Do you feel you’re being treated as well as you could be?  

    Is your life all that it could be?  

    Are you being taken-for-granted?  

    If you’re feeling like you’re not being treated as well as you could be, perhaps your sense of self-worth is at the heart of the issue. 

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  • Four Tips for Winning the Promotion You Deserve

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    Why is it that some people seem to get every promotion they apply for while others are overlooked? Do you feel like you are always one of the people overlooked all the time?
    Here are four tips for you which will lead you closer to winning the promotion you deserve.

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  • Are you playing it too safe at work?

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    Playing safe isn’t always the right thing to do. Playing it safe is all to do with feeling ready. We want to feel ready and capable of stepping up, don’t we? But “ready” is a comfort zone. We’re sitting safely in our well-worn comfort zone and we’re used to feeling safe and secure. Stepping up means leaving that safe place, so we focus on looking for a new one. Here’s how!

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  • Team Collaboration

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    How do you encourage collaboration within or between your teams? I always encourage my clients to model the behaviours they want their team to adopt. Leaders are the trendsetters so shape the trend you want to see. Here’s how!

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  • Overcoming group think

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    The term ‘Groupthink’ is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as “the practice of thinking or making decisions as a group, resulting typically in unchallenged, poor-quality decision-making.” We don’t want this on our teams, do we? No! If you want to have a high-performing team you need to eliminate groupthink. Find out how to spot groupthink in a team discussion here>>

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  • What I’ve learnt about building high performing teams

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    I’ve spoken a lot about high performance teams and how to create them. I’ve shared tips and research results and lots of advice. Today I want to go further and talk about the things I’ve learnt while I’ve worked with my clients and their organisations. Why? Because not everything I’ve learnt will show up in those research papers! Building high

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  • 7 Reasons to create autonomous teams and how to do it

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    The autonomous team – worth the effort or not? Over the years I’ve seen some autonomous teams succeed well and others fail dismally. The difference comes down to the way the teams were set up. Find out why autonomous teams can be great for an organisation and how to build them here>>

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  • Creating a culture of trust

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    We’ve talked a lot about trust this month – how to gain trust, why you need it and how to keep it.

    The third element in building trust is relationships. By building relationships, we get to know and understand one another. Our work performance improves. So, how can your team help build relationships? Use these tips when building relationships with your team.

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  • Listen, don’t convince.

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    Trust isn’t something which, once given, is never taken away. Trust is something you have to work for in order to keep. Listening to your people is the best way to show you care and you can be trusted. Here’s why >>

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  • Believing in humanity

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    Do you know what ‘Don’t shoot the messenger’ means? Don’t blame the one that delivers the message.This is something that occurs often in the workplace and as a leader you should have grown out of it. By expressing anger toward someone giving you a message you need to hear kills trust.You need to change your mindset because most people have the best intentions of what they are trying to do. Here’s how!

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