Posts Tagged ‘coaching’

I will admit that I have a visceral negative reaction to consultants. That is probably because I spent 26 years at Procter & Gamble and almost 10 years at Microsoft and both of those companies viewed consultants as a waste of money and time. Here was their rationale:

As you work to “motivate smarter” seek to diagnose, assess, and understand employee talents, values, and behaviors; and then develop your motivational structures as suggested above to assist your employees to become more authentic.

As someone reared in South East Asia in a Eurasian household, the controversy over Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother and the recent BBC documentary Meet Britain’s Tiger Mums, made me reflect on the cultural values I took for granted on both sides of my heritage

Workforce alignment requires that you have the right types of people, in the right places at the right times, doing the right things right. We will discuss how to get your employees in the right places at the right times by managing them effectively.

One of the most important attributes of a strong and powerful mindset is that it is positive. That may sound obvious, but if you really think about it, it does make sense. Positive people expect…

Have you ever wondered what the colour of your necktie might be saying about you? Actually it can be saying more than you might think, our choice of colour, clothes, hairstyles and other factors which affect our appearance…

For many a year (before I actually grew up) lots of things irked me – none more so than worriers – now we all worry over certain things but I am referring to those people that worry about everything…

The small business owner (or free-lancer) is often the sole person responsible for time management, tasks, projects, deadlines, paperwork and what seems like five million other responsibilities that can have a tendency…

As a business owner, you have to make decisions on a regular basis. Whether they are big decisions or small ones, every one has an impact on your business. It’s not uncommon to feel a bit overwhelmed. There is an excellent way to fine-tune your decision making process…

“D’ya wanna be in my gang, my gang, my gang? D’ya wanna be in my gang? Oh Yeah!” Gary Glitter used to sing that song when I was a child, and I used to love it…