Principles of leadership

These principles are statements of how the world is. They're particularly useful to practising leadership.

Glass of water

A trainer walked around a room. As she did so, she raised a glass of water. Everyone expected they'd be asked the old "half empty or half full?" question. Instead,

What’s the problem?

Here are five classic issues which respond particularly successfully to the emotional intelligence at work approach

Interpersonal effectiveness

If a business is to be more successful, the people in the business will need to be able to work with each other better. This training addresses this need.

Stages of a work relationship—introduction

‘Businesses are just people’. Of course, this isn't to belittle people...

Stages of a work relationship—3

Relationships go through a number of stages, of which the third, dead zone, is covered here.

Stages of a work relationship—1 and 2

Relationships go through a number of stages, the first two of which are honeymoon and power struggle.

Seven ways for better teamwork

Success for the team comes from each person giving or being their best; neither of these involve winning or beating others.

Stretch—don’t stress

It is a natural behavioural strategy to avoid situations which are stressful or have the potential to be stressful.