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20 ways to keep your team happy, productive and motivated.

20 ways to keep your team happy, productive and motivated.

By on May 20, 2020 in Covid-19 resources | 0 comments

20 ways to keep your team happy, productive and motivated.   Leading a remote team can be challenging even at the best of times but when everyone is working from home, it takes leadership to another level! While our attention is now being drawn to the prospect of returning to the workplace, it is likely for many organisations that working from home will remain...

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How to get the most out of your team working from home using DiSC® personality styles.

How to get the most out of your team working from home using DiSC® personality styles.

By on Apr 8, 2020 in Covid-19 resources, Everything DISC, Free Business Resources | 0 comments

This article originally appeared here on the Integro website and has been re-posted with permission. Thank you Integro! Not sure what DiSC® profile you and your team are? Get in contact today to arrange a no-obligation chat about how to run Everything DiSC® workshop for your organisation today! In what is certainly a very uncertain and new time for all of us, we are...

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Working from home: We’re in this together

Working from home: We’re in this together

By on Mar 26, 2020 in Change Management, Covid-19 resources, Employee Engagement, Managing People | 0 comments

Suddenly working from home presents its own unique set of challenges for everyone who has been thrust into it. At Howardco, we hear you! We want to make sure everyone is coping, making the best of it and most of all staying productive and positive. Business will continue and adapting to our new environments is key. We took some time away from our work yesterday to...

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Is management a one size fits all approach?

Is management a one size fits all approach?

By on Nov 4, 2019 in Executive Coaching, Managing People, Team Development | 0 comments

There has been enough data and discussion over the last few years about the importance of management styles and the need to tweak your management approach to get the most out of your team. In a recent article, the Harvard Business Review discusses the role of the manager becoming that of a coach. With the modern business climate, new technologies and shifting needs...

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Effective Communication for Managers Workshop

Effective Communication for Managers Workshop

By on Sep 19, 2019 in Executive Coaching, Team Development | 0 comments

Powered by Eventbrite “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said” ~ Peter Drucker   If you lead people or if you need to influence others, then communication effectiveness is vital to your success. To understand and to be understood are two of the most essential skills today for modern management today.  That is why we are inviting...

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Succession: 3 Keys to Sustainable Growth

Succession: 3 Keys to Sustainable Growth

By on Sep 4, 2019 in Change Management, Executive Coaching, Team Development | 0 comments

Do you have a pipeline of leaders who can grow your company, free you up to have more time for strategic issues, and take your business further than you ever imagined? Do you have at least TWO people ready to take over your job if something happened to you? What about the other key roles in your organisation? Many executives spend so much time focusing on daily and...

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Feedback. Where would we be without it?

Feedback. Where would we be without it?

By on Aug 1, 2019 in Employee Engagement, Managing People | 0 comments

When I think about feedback, I am reminded of that saying that goes “if you always do what you’ve always done you will always get what you’ve always got”. So, if you are happy with the way things are in your business you can use feedback to encourage more of it. But if you are not happy with the way things are going you can use feedback to make corrections, so you...

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How to Build a High-Performance Team

How to Build a High-Performance Team

By on Jul 4, 2019 in Managing People, Team Development | 0 comments

With many of our clients focussed on their competitive advantage this year, the topic of teamwork keeps coming up. But the real burning question is “How do you do teamwork well?” As Patrick Lencioni rightly points out in his book, Five Dysfunctions of a Team: “Not finance. Not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive...

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Accountability

Accountability

By on Jun 6, 2019 in Managing People | 0 comments

Two questions I am often asked are “How can I get my people to be more accountable?” and “How can I make them take greater ownership of their role?” These are two great questions. Your business needs people to be committed to deliver on outcomes. So why is there not greater ownership and accountability? I believe there are four reasons and therefore four solutions...

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Boost Company Culture through Employee Development

Boost Company Culture through Employee Development

By on May 2, 2019 in Employee Engagement, Managing People | 0 comments

Increasing competition and rising consumer demands call for flexible and adaptive organisations equipped with the right people with the super skills to compete. In their latest CEO survey, PWC discovered that ‘reducing the skills gap’ is a key concern for CEO’s. “75% of Australia’s CEOs (and 79% Globally) are concerned about the availability of key skills.”...

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