Category Archives: Leadership

Leading And Managing Remote Teams

The need for teams to operate remotely has become a key capability requirement for many organisations. To function effectively, these virtual teams need to operate in different ways to their location based equivalents.  This one day course gives you the insights and practical examples to create and maintain high performing remotely organised teams. [Geoads2] Who… Read More »

How To Become A More Strategic Manager

A management training course that gives managers and directors an insight into what real strategy is about. Rather than simply use the seminal models, the course will connect what you and your organisation are trying to achieve with the latest ideas and techniques. [Geoads2] The course’s overarching purpose is to give all participants a real insight into strategy issues,… Read More »

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 »

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 »

The 7 Forces Of Change That Might Keep You Awake At Night

Supply-side (rather than demand-side) economics Unless you enjoy some form of protection (patents, regulation restricting supply etc) you will be in a market where supply is running ahead of demand. Too much ‘stuff’ is chasing too few customers. Required Action – Make  your offer more distinctive, love your customers more that your competitors The cost… Read More »

Seven Steps To Building Peer Group Pressure

Peer Group Pressure is the glue that binds high performing team together, creating a self sustaining level achievement within a supportive framework. The Benefits Management can spend less time checking and policing, more time developing building and coaching people A greater sense of belonging is achieved, the inclusiveness informing coherent and aligned behaviours The team… 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 »

Transitioning From Sales Manager To Sales Director – Why Many Find It So Hard

In coaching sales managers a reoccurring development need that comes from their boss is ‘they need to be more strategic’. Below we list the six major issues we’ve found helpful in repositioning sales managers: Many sales managers achieved the position because of their energy and industry. As managers they still run their teams by being… Read More »

How Do You Measure Up As A Team Manager? 20 Point Checklist

Over the last 6 months we have been working on a competency project that has identified certain characteristics of the successful team manager. We have summarised those behavioural indicators into the following list: They seek to add value to what the team are trying to achieve, rather than simply ‘manage’ them. They balance the task-team-individual… Read More »

How Would Joe Biden’s Memo Play In Your Management Team?

Today is Joe Biden’s last full day as Vice President.  Whilst most of the internet will be mourning the loss of some great meme worthy photos, others will be reflecting on what his contribution to American life has been over the last 44 years.  For many employees and mangers the recent publication of his November 2014… Read More »