Retention Strategies And Stay Conversations Webinar

Retention Strategies And Stay Conversations Webinar

An extraordinary set of economic, social and immigration factors seems to have landed us with a perfect storm of retention and recruitment challenges. This means leaders and organisations really need to get proactive about managing their capacity.

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Leading your team in a rapidly changing world

Leading your team in a rapidly changing world

The Cynefin Framework is an interesting lens to use when looking at the challenges and responsibilities of a team. Through this framework, you can make assessments about how members of the team should be working when tackling a particular task or challenge.

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Thinking of Mentoring for your Team or Organisation?

Thinking of Mentoring for your Team or Organisation?

Many of today’s professionals spend a lot of time working from home, facing feelings of isolation, and dealing with a wide range of new change related stresses and challenges. For example, we have heard many stories of people changing jobs during lockdown periods and not being able to work in the office or meet their team members face to face for months.

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Handling difficult people in meetings

Handling difficult people in meetings

“I know, I know; running Meetings is such boring stuff… not sexy at all. But….

I have on numerous occasions taught facilitation skills and there was always real interest in tricks and techniques for handling [difficult] people. “

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What are we talking about this for?

What are we talking about this for?

“When someone in your team wants to discuss something at a team meeting, do you start the discussion and then eventually try to figure out why you are having this discussion?

I suspect this is a common experience.”

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Manager or Friend?

Manager or Friend?

“Have you ever experienced a situation where your manager or team leader is particularly friendly with another member of their team? How does that make you feel?

Or maybe you are someone that has a good friendship with your manager and occasionally socialise with them. What difference does that make?”

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Managing Up?

Managing Up?

Managing Up? What is it and why is it a double-edged sword?

I have occasionally described specific people I have worked with as ‘managing up’ well.

And when I refer to this skill, I’m generally not thinking positive things.

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Leadership 101. Seek genuine feedback.

Leadership 101. Seek genuine feedback.

“I’d like to share with you something I discovered by chance when I was teaching Leadership to managers across a range of sectors and businesses.

One day, in a programme I taught repeatedly, I decided to ask a series of questions related to receiving Feedback and see what happened.”

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