12 reasons to hire an Executive Coach

You’re thinking of hiring an Executive Coach? Great news as you’re not alone! Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt says the best advice he ever got was to get a coach. Bill Gates emphatically says everyone should have a coach. You get results – At the heart of coaching is a creative and thought-provoking process that supports individuals […]

How to resolve team conflict at work

You are a leader managing a team of people. You have become aware that there is conflict between some of your team members. You wonder how you can resolve the team conflict. You see it as a difficult conversation. You can fix a work relation gone sour. Fixing a relationship takes serious effort but it can be […]

How to handle difficult conversations with colleagues

Difficult conversations with colleagues

Are you finding it hard to handle difficult conversations with colleagues that you line manage? Having a difficult conversation does not always mean that we are dealing with difficult people. In many instances, it will be colleagues we like, we respect and who mean a lot to us as part of our teams. Equally, not […]

5 questions on difficult conversations

5 questions on difficult conversations

Are you struggling with difficult conversations? Here are 5 questions you’ve always wanted the answer for… #1: Am I the only one to constantly feel that all I do is deal with conflict work? #2:How do I prepare for a difficult conversation that I am scheduled to have next week? #3: Why do I always […]

8. Six ways to prepare for a difficult conversation

Powerful Conversations

No I am not a robot and no I am not Alexa! What I can do is give you a framework that can help you prepare those difficult conversations. Yes research shows that if you have a positive mindset and if you focus on developing better relationships as opposed to focusing on getting what you […]

6 easy ways to prepare you well for a difficult conversation

Breaking down the cost of the impact of a difficult conversation before the conversation actually happens Fact Box The employee turnover comes to an average of 15.8% a year. As a leader, you spend between 0.9 to 3.3 hours on conflict at work. It takes 48 days between the advertising of a job and getting […]

The 5 questions you’ve always wanted the answer for on difficult conversations

Are you struggling with ‘difficult conversations’? 5 questions you’ve always wanted the answer for on difficult conversations   #1: Am I the only one to constantly feel that all I do is deal with conflict at work? The answer is no. You are not. Did you know that in a study of employees from nine countries, […]