10 POWERFUL QUESTIONS TO MAKE YOUR MEETINGS MORE EFFECTIVE

Meetings, and especially one-on-one meetings, have the habit of being ineffective. People talking about their weekends instead of the work at hand, doing most of the talking instead of actively listening to what is being sent, allowing interruptions,  all add up to unproductive meetings. As a manager, you more than anyone else, have to work to make […]

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AS A LEADER, ARE YOU SLAYING DRAGONS?

“They know that if the dragon gets a little unruly, you’re going to come in and finish him off. Because of that, they’ll slay dragons all day long for you.”

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GOING GLOBAL SERIES: #3 EPL

Going Global Series: This is the third in a series of four articles where Greg Allnutt interviews NZ international business leaders to understand the leadership challenges and to share some of their insights.

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GOING GLOBAL SERIES: #2 Seequent

Going Global Series: This is the second in a series of four articles where Greg Allnutt interviews NZ international business leaders to understand the leadership challenges and to share some of their insights.

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A MATRIX TO UNDERSTAND WINNING CULTURES

In my experience, many leaders look for a silver bullet to achieve a winning culture.  Many leaders are often frustrated because they are doing so many of the right things but still feel they don’t have the winning formula – but there is no one thing. In this blog, Greg Allnutt, one of our Strategic Advisors, […]

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4 KEY BUSINESS CHANGES YOU SHOULD MAKE

In 2017, John Spence, had client engagements in nine countries and led business excellence workshops for more than 400 CEOs across the globe. In this Blog he shares his observations of the trends across all those different organizations and industries

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ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

In the wild there are two types of elephant, the African and the Indian, they can appear indistinguishable to the untrained eye. In Leadership Teams there are also often two elephants and although distinguishable they are often not openly identified and dealt with due to uncertainty over how to address them – these are difficult issues and poor […]

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LEAD THE BEST TEAM

We all want to lead a great high performing team but have you ever heard yourself or others saying how a team member, “just doesn’t fit!?”  So what does this mean and why does it happen?

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