Why EQ is the new IQ?

Why EQ is the new IQ Develop your emotional intelligence at work! Get through difficult workplace conversations by building your emotional intelligence. The original definition of emotional intelligence, coined by Peter Salovey and John Mayer is: Emotional intelligence (EI) refers...

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Vulnerability Based Trust

The trope of the strong and infallible leader is outdated, and ascribing to it can be detrimental to your success, which goes hand-in-hand with the success of your team. If you’re not able to be vulnerable and open with your team, they won’t be vulnerable with you, either. But before anyone can be vulnerable, there has to be mutual trust.

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Good is the Enemy of Great

Good is the Enemy of Great Cultures of Leadership Greatness Improves Employee Engagement  Introduction Jim Collins opened his book Good to Great with the statement, “Good is the enemy of great.” He explained that when we have good schools, good...

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What Are the 7 C’s of Clear Communication?

Your success as a coach will heavily depend on how effective you are as you communicate with your coaching clients. While the definition of effective communication may be subjective to a certain extent, there are principles that all communication must...

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High Performing Teams

Creating and Leading High Performing Team ABOUT HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS Teams drive organizational progress, yet forming and leading high-performance teams is one of the most complex challenges facing any leader. Creating and Leading High- Performing Teams is a unique leadership...

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Creating High Performance Cultures in your organisation

As the Academy we have been researching and promoting the "Future of Work" where all generations are able to grow and thrive in any organisational setting, for the past 5 years. Gallups Research Study on the "State of the Global Workplace- 2017 - shows that only 13% of Employees are are engaged in this jobs. To see a presentation on this check out the Page, Zombie Nation. Gallup shoes that 63% of people are disengaged and 24% are actively disengaged.

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The big shift: Performance management to employee development

Leading a high-performing team in today’s dynamic work environment first means properly leading the team’s individual players. How? Shifting your style and your mindset from the dated conception of performance management to one that focuses on employee development. In defining this shift, you’ll see how this upgraded managerial style breeds highly-motivated employees and the ability to crush performance goals.

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