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Checklist for leading one on one meetings

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2nd in a series of top tips for using one-on-one meetings as a great tool to lead your team members

What doesn’t kill you

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New research suggests that we should stop saying "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger" - Because it doesn't!

Don’t talk about Doom and Gloom – Act!

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Why people often won't listen to problems and risks and how it might better to do guerrilla leadership instead!

The Antidote for too much Snippiness at Work is more Self-Compassion

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We're more stressed-out than usual now and might take it out on others at work. The answer is to take better care of ourselves first.

How to get your mindset right for leading one on one meetings

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This is the first in a series of top tips for people who want to use one-on-one meetings as a tool for leading the efforts of their team members

Influence – or Crash and Burn

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A personal story: All managers need to be influencers too. Otherwise you can't win approval and support for the things you want to do.

Older Articles

You are amazing

When you get to really see people for who they are, their light and their dark, they are truly inspiring!

(re)Invention

Never be afraid to reinvent your business

Paradoxes

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Courage follows fear - and four other important things that happen the wrong way around

Leading from the Light Side

One change that makes all the difference to your leadership, management and personal fulfilment

Seven Essential Leadership Tools

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Visual thinkers will love this. My seven essential leadership tools; but can you name all seven from the images alone?

Assumptions Afternoon

The assumptions and the mind-reading are still rampant at work. Co-designing is the answer - if you're brave enough

Motivation for Leaders

Why my favourite go-to motivational quote still has three fatal flaws; and what leaders should do about them:

More on Outcome Focus

Is this the most powerful question you can ever ask?

Self-Awareness (2b): Impact and Results

In your interactions with other people, do you always get the result you'd intended?

The Supportive Boss

Leaders: 7 things your struggling employee needs to hear you say

If you put down that hammer, I promise I won’t shout

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If you’re stuck in one typical way of doing things or only have one way of looking at things, how do you change?

Un-F*** Your People’s Minds to Help Them Change

If your business needs to make changes, first you need to Un-F*** your people's minds - here's why and how.