Management Communication

Lead through transition

Transition is challenging. Leadership coaching helps you enhance your skills and navigate transition wisely.

Transition is challenging. When facing uncertainty, some executives focus on self-protection to the detriment of teamwork. Motivation and productivity can be affected.

Leadership coaching helps you enhance the skills you need to navigate transition wisely.

Surviving Appraisals - a manager's guide

Annual appraisals can be fraught with anxiety. Done well, they offer great opportunities for personal development.

Since my last blog post, several clients told me they refer to my PASS model whenever they are preparing for a sensitive conversation, so I thought I would share it here.

If you are holding appraisals for your team, you may find it useful:

 

How to handle sensitive conversations

A senior executive recently asked me to help her handle a sensitive conversation.

One of her team, Kate*, co-ordinated the organisation’s bids for new projects.  As Kate approached deadlines, she felt overwhelmed and lost track of her tasks - tasks which her manager had to pick up at the last minute.  Feeling frustrated, Kate would often speak sharply to fellow team mates.

The manager wanted to know the best way to handle the situation.  She hated conflict, and avoided it whenever she could. 

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