Effective #delegation means flexing your style to the level of skill and motivation of the person to whom you are delegating.
The “Skill – Will” matrix helps you judge which style would be most effective, depending on how committed (will) and how capable (skill) they are.
There’s a definite lack of trust at the moment – in our institutions, in politicians, and sometimes between leaders and their teams at work. Trust arises from shared experience and our judgements of each other’s behaviour. About trust: We trust people whom we regard as reliable and predictable – people who do what they […]Continue reading
Most of us have tried and failed to keep New Year’s resolutions. As a Coach, I often work with clients on setting goals for change and finding the motivation to reach them. So here are some tips drawn from my experience of what works for my coaching clients.Continue reading
Ever sat in a meeting and felt frustrated, bored or irritable? Wouldn’t it be better if instead you felt relaxed, curious and energised? You can’t control what others say and do in meetings, but you can control your own responses, affect how you feel and influence other people.Continue reading
This article in the CIPD’s People Management magazine has some useful tips for effective meeting behaviour, including the advice to have a clear plan of what you hope to achieve in a meeting. I once worked in an organisation where, every time there was a problem, they would call a meeting….Continue reading