Category Archives: 4S Leadership

Practical Mentoring Skills

Mentoring can add significant value to your business through utilising the extensive knowledge investment in your management in the development of your staff. The process of mentoring benefits the mentee, the mentor and your business. This practical leadership training course introduces mentoring and mentoring skills. It describes and addresses each step in the mentoring process and helps… Read More »

Counselling Skills

Counselling is helping a person to move forward. A short conversation may become important counselling. People are often the most expensive asset of an organisation. People make the difference between success and failure. Staff problems can be costly in terms of productivity and the effect on colleagues and customers. Counselling is a key skill for… Read More »

Building Your Personal Profile

In today’s world being technically good at your job is no longer enough; you also need to be an excellent communicator, and have confidence and self-belief. People skills are highly prized, but your ability to get on with others always starts with how you feel about yourself and how you approach others. This practical management training course… Read More »

Building An Effective Team

A practical course, which will enable participants to encourage members of their team to work co-operatively with others within their own team and with other departments to optimise their collective contribution. The course covers aspects of team dynamics, leadership and group problem solving. Who Should Attend Managers, supervisors and leaders at all levels in the organisation… Read More »

The Leadership Difference

This one day leadership training course is designed for experienced managers and directors who want to quickly establish what the ‘leadership difference’ really is and how they can use it to become more effective. The style is interactive and fast-paced. Who Should Attend Experienced managers who want to keep up to date with some of the latest… Read More »

How To Build A High Performance Culture

What is a High Performance Culture? Is it something an organisation can deliberately and specifically focus on creating? What separates world class performers from the majority? This one day leadership training course gives you the inside track on what best in class performers are doing differently, with specific techniques and ideas you can take away… Read More »

Leading In Conflict Situations

It is essential when handling conflict situations to withhold judgement and not offer advice, this will ensure that you are not drawn into the conflict and remain neutral.  Each person involved should be interviewed separately to determine his or her perception of the situation.  Once this has been done, bring the parties together and outline… Read More »

The Difference Between Those In Sales Management Positions That Can Add Value And Those That Can’t

This year has shown that in interesting times some approaches are more effective than others, some sales leaders really do shown a navigable path through to improved performance, whilst other less able managers add no value at all through their visible anxiety and single dimensional approach. We have captured the main difference in a table… Read More »

Foursquare Leadership

Our 4SLeadership™ Framework underpins all of our leadership development work and seeks to: Create and embed a Leadership vocabulary and focus in all critical people touch points: job descriptions, competence profiles, performance contracts, Balance Score Cards and Personal Development Plans Create a Leadership imperative throughout the organisation Train directors and managers in 4SLeadership™ Develop coaching capabilities to demonstrate leadership… Read More »

Natural Born Leaders

Are leaders born or made? This is a really boring question, like the nature/nurture debate.  Boring, because it’s obviously both, in both cases.  That “making” doesn’t start or end the moment people join your organisation either.  The much more interesting question around Leadership is why isn’t more attention given to it as part of organisations’… Read More »

Transformational Leadership – Unlocking Leadership Potential Across Your Organisation

Organisations are now in a permanently turbulent change state, the days of the status quo are over. Transformational leadership is the most effective response; it effectively positions you for the future and increases your capacity to deal with the challenges of today. Unfortunately, many organisations are still over-managed and under-led, with no real process for… Read More »