Monthly Archives: September, 2018

“Change before you have to.” – Jack Welsh, Former CEO of General Electric

September 7th, 2018 Posted by Confidence, Team 0 thoughts on ““Change before you have to.” – Jack Welsh, Former CEO of General Electric”

This famous quote will hit home to many business owners and managers.

We are living in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution and business continues to change and adapt to leverage new technology and ideas. Companies and business leader who are able to predict and efficiently embrace and exploit change will come out better than they were before.

The key message in this quote is that it is far better to seek out change then to have circumstances force you to change. A major part of creating positive change is having a conscious leader who is aware of the state of his business as well as the conditions in the surrounding markets.

Being a conscious leader means being an available leader, not only being open to different perspectives but actively seeking them out and applying them. These perspectives should come not only from in-house but also from outside sources with different goals and mindsets.

Learn more about being a conscious leader and creating positive change in your business

Why is leading by example such an important part of being an effective leader?

September 7th, 2018 Posted by Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Why is leading by example such an important part of being an effective leader?”

The truth is that when you are in a management position you are leading by example whether you like it or not.

Your team members look to you for guidance and advice every step of the way, and the example you set is crucial to how your team will respond to you. Something to think about is what happens to your team when its leader chooses not to lead by example. An example could be a manager who demands harder work and longer hours from his employees but then leaves the office early and takes vacation.

Workers become deflated, their drive will be lost and they will not have the desire to push towards your goals and in your direction. Leaders who lead by example choose to do the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason.

Learn more about how to effectively lead your team by example

Why friction is key to your team’s future success

September 7th, 2018 Posted by Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Why friction is key to your team’s future success”

Combining people who do not think, act, and express themselves in the same way can help your business grow to the next level. There is a sort of healthy friction that occurs when you combine people from different backgrounds and set them off to work together.

When people all think the same way then work can be more efficient but it may not be the best that it could be. The friction caused by diversity will lead to discussions that will lead to realisations that could lead to breakthroughs for your team members and business.

The collection of different styles of thinking and acting will help your team to reach new heights.

Find more about how to create healthy friction in your team

How can I gain confidence in my team?

September 7th, 2018 Posted by Confidence 0 thoughts on “How can I gain confidence in my team?”

As a manager it is vital to be able to trust your team members are working effectively and accomplishing the teams goals. Your team will be scared to take chances and may miss out on opportunities because they feel like they  do not have have your confidence.

One reason you may not have confidence in your team could be that your team is lacking confidence. Confidence is a vital characteristic of effective team members. Confidence allows team members to achieve more and develop bigger, better ideas that can benefit your business.

By encouraging your team and instilling confidence in them, your trust and confidence in them will steadily grow. In turn your team will function more productively and team members will be happier and more fulfilled in their positions.

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