4 reasons why a positive attitude beats aptitude

4 reasons why a positive attitude beats aptitude

You may have heard the saying “altitude determines your altitude”. It means that attitude will determine how successful someone will be, rather than just their ability. I have come to believe that a positive attitude is far better than a high skill level, in many situations. I’ve seen leaders make excuses for disruptive team members […]

How to influence people to make work easier

How to influence people to make work easier

Influencing skills are important for leaders and managers of all types. No matter what type of team you lead, you’re going to need other people to help you succeed. Knowing how to influence people can make your work easier when you’re trying to make changes that improve your team or even your organisation. Our workplaces […]

Got a bad employee? They might be in the wrong role.

Got a bad employee? They might be in the wrong role.

Within any team, it’s important that the team members have the right roles. Often, certain roles lend themselves to different types of people. You might think you have a bad employee, but that might not be the case. To prevent your people from landing in the wrong role, you need to ensure that three characteristics are aligned. You need […]

3 ways to build leadership credibility

3 ways to build leadership credibility

When you start a new leadership role, it is tempting to try and make an immediate impact. However, there are a number of factors to consider when arriving in an already established team as a new leader. We’ve all seen situations where a new leader comes into a team and begins to change things immediately. Building leadership […]