Feedback is a great tool for growth. When given correctly and effectively, it improves performance, enhances motivation, helps identify issues and resolve them, it builds trust and fosters stronger relationships. Feedback can and should be used in our professional and personal life, regularly. “Know how to find the information and how to use it … More How to Give Regular Feedback That is Effective and Promotes Growth
How building a culture of gratitude can boost morale, increase motivation, improve productivity and promote better relationships “The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.” — Charles Schwab The number one complaint I hear from my clients is that they feel overworked and under-appreciated. This happens … More GRATITUDE IS A VERY GOOD BUSINESS
“Use soft words and strong arguments.” (English Proverb) Since my post on the positive aspects of having a contrarian in the group I have received questions on how to deal with difficult co-workers. There are many types of difficult people, for this particular post I will be talking about the highly confrontational ones. Difficult people … More Dealing With Difficult Co-Workers
“For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.” — Margaret Heffernan As a mediator my main role is to help people find resolution to their conflict. You may be surprised to know that I quite often tell my clients that conflict is not always a bad thing. Conflicts are an … More Can A Contrarian Help Your Team’s Success?
“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” — Mahatma Gandhi Hoping for no conflict in the workplace is not realistic. Conflict is a normal and an important part of our lives as it may promote learning and growth. It may generate insights and lead to changes. However, how we deal … More Is That a Conflict I See Arising in My Team?