Leaders want to be good coaches

by Darren on July 28, 2014

 

I was talking again, to another group this week, in Orange NSW about being an effective manager and a good coach. I found this article online when I got back that has some interesting stats on leaders and there desire to be effective coaches.

Read the article at Harvard Business Review

 

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Sunday Zephyr – Time for more NO!

by Darren on July 27, 2014

How has your week been. Mine was flat out and still going. Sometimes you just have to say NO!

Here is a good slideshow on the power of NO and what to say NO to. Try it out.

 

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Body language no, no’s.

July 25, 2014

Here is a good slideshow on what not to do with your body language. The 15 Most Common Body Language Mistakes from Bernard Marr  

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Manager, Coach??

July 23, 2014

I was delivering some management training last week in Wellington NZ and part of the program was on how to coach your staff. I realised that really to be a good manager you have to be a good coach. They go together. This article turned up on the Harvard Business Review and made me feel […]

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Looking forward to these this week!!!

July 21, 2014

NO!!!!!!!!

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Sunday Zephyr – Happy?

July 20, 2014

  How was your week? Happy with life, work……? Maybe you need to read the fifty happiness quotes. Read the quotes here.  

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Brain Myths

July 18, 2014

As a good trainer you have to stay up to date with what is going on with brain research. Here is a myth busting video. Did you know these facts? Can’t see the video – click here  

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Leadership and management

July 16, 2014

  I have use this video when discussing management and leadership and the differences between them. Hopefully you will find it useful. Can’t see the video – click here

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Kindness

July 14, 2014

I often regret that I didn’t provide enough feedback to those participants who impressed me. That doesn’t happen often but you know the ones. The participants who try hard, help others and make your job easy. Go ahead – let them know. This video may help. Can’t see this video  - click here

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Sunday Zephyr – Lying

July 13, 2014

  I hope your Sunday is relaxing. I think that all trainers are exaggerators. Not liars as such but just prone to stretching the truth at times for effect. Try out the lie test below. Are your lies obvious? Can’t see the video – click here

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