Category Archives for Leading People and Teams

The Real Challenges of Remote Leadership

Whether it is local, national or even international, leaders are finding more and more that they are having to lead teams of people who are remotely based from them. Leading in any context is tough but the physical distance between you and the team mean that you need to do some things differently. So what […]

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How To Get The Best From Your Team

Smart managers and leaders know that if they are going to achieve results, they have to get the best from teams. In theory this all makes sense. In practice it can be whole lot more challenging than it might first appear. So what would I suggest to get the best from a team? • Be […]

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Working Effectively In A Diverse Team

At some level we all understand that if we are able to pull together the collective experience, knowledge and wisdom of teams we will achieve a much better outcome.   On the other hand what we understand and what we actually put into action is often very different. Within any professional field you have groups […]

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Why You Might Be Struggling To Motivate Your Team

One of the biggest complaints I get from leaders and managers is that the people that work for them are not motivated. Now my belief is that few people turn up at work with the intention of doing a bad job. At the same time it’s fair to say that how you lead or manage […]

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Gaining The Support Of Others As A Leader

You are great at what you do. That’s why you have been promoted to a management or leadership role. Yet here is the harsh reality. You only have so much time. The results you achieve, the impact you make relies on getting the support of others. So what can you do to gain the support […]

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How To Get The Best From The Finance Team

You might have heard others say that TEAM stands for Together Everyone Achieves More As a leader or manager of a Finance team, the results that you achieve are very much down to your ability to get the best from your team. So how can you get the best from your Finance teams? Get To […]

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How To Lead A Team

Created a short video sharing some thoughts on how to lead a team effectively    

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Building Your Support Team

As a leader, you want to achieve success. After all, when you are successful new opportunities arise and new challenges come your way. Being successful as a leader takes much more than being just a lone ranger. To achieve the results you want, you need to build your support team. These are the people who […]

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The Challenges Of Getting Teams To Work Together

Like most good managers or leaders, you understand the benefits of teams working together. At the same time you probably recognize that there are challenges too. So what are the key challenges of getting teams to work together? Challenge 1: We are conditioned to look after Number One Think about it, most of the time […]

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