Unconscious Bias You are smart, really smart, your amazing brain can make judgments and decisions in milliseconds – unfortunately, you and the rest of us, are often WRONG! What’s worse, is we don’t know we are wrong, and if it’s pointed out to us we are quick to ‘justify’ our decisions. Your ability to achieve ‘lightning-fast’ decisions is achieved by your brain taking short-cuts and using pattern recognition. For our ancestors to survive, in a hostile environment, they needed to make
As a people manager, one of your most important and impactful activities is the conversation you have with your staff about how they are doing and how they can develop themselves. With this level of importance, it is therefore surprising that so many of these conversations can end up leaving both parties unsatisfied. Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance, is a maxim I’m sure you've heard; well in the case of scheduled performance and development conversations this is very true. So how and
LEADING IN CHANGING WORLD Are you a leader, entrepreneur, manager, HR or OD Professional? Are you curious about how to increase engagement, performance, creativity responsibility or accountability in your people? The answer lies in creating a Self Leadership Culture, a culture of Self-leaders who are aligned to a common vision with an agreed mission on how to get there. SINGAPORE WORKSHOP: October 2nd 2018 - Find out more....
Psychometric Personality Tests Effective Self-leadership is only possible with self-awareness of our personality or psychometric. To effectively lead people it is essential to understand how your 'leadership style' influences different personalities, and how different personalities interact in teams. The word personality comes from the Latin persona, which refers to the masks once worn by actors to give clues as to the emotions driving their behavior. Today the term personality refers
Singapore | November 27, 2018 Small Class for Maximum Coaching Executive presence is the ability to project gravitas (substance), confidence and poise under pressure. It includes the ability to speak and present with assertiveness and influence. In a complex, fast paced world it is vital to be noticed, heard and trusted. Executive Presence is therefore an essential competency for both individual contributors and leaders. Executive Presence accounts for about 26% of what
We are a couple of weeks into a New Year, and so many resolutions will be broken, like a record, or forgotten like the promises you made in Kindergarten. To change your ‘Self’, you must understand the forces that bind you to your present behaviors or propel you to success. Without going too deep into the research, you are not one person but two. Just as you have two brain hemispheres, you have two aspects of Self. You have an ‘Experiencing Self’ and a ‘Narrative Self’ and these two selves
It's that time of year! A time to share a Self-leadership Christmas Message. Regardless of your religious affiliation, or none, there's an undeniable 'Spirit of Christmas'. A spirit of giving, of family, of selflessness and renewal. Since leaving England in 1985, I have celebrated the majority of my Christmases in hot countries (Australia, Singapore and Brazil), but the symbolism of a mid-winter festival is firmly embedded in my psyche. The in-congruence of winter carols playing in
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Last week it was my pleasure to interview the legendary Brian Tracy on Self Leadership - a topic I have been speaking and writing about since 1999. In case you don't know - Brian Tracy is a motivational speaker and self-development author of over 70 books. His popular titles include; 'Earn What You’re Really Worth','Eat That Frog!' and 'The Psychology of Achievement'. Here is the video of my interview of Brian Tracy on Self Leadership, and the transcript is below. "Self
We all face the addiction of being busy. In this video I share how this can manifest and a strategy to be more strategic. https://youtu.be/8hItMfgdYEc