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.
We coach, develop and work alongside leaders and teams to shift ideas on leadership and provide the skills and tools needed to grow teams.
“Are you struggling to get started Coaching your peers?
What might be the cause of this? Lets look at this from two possible sources.”
“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?”
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.