Tag: difficult conversations

Conversations that Count

March 19, 2019 by

One of my favourite things  is working with leaders on having the Conversations that Count.  This is not just about constructive feedback but also about giving recognition.  Most leaders struggle with these conversations. Some may find it easier to give recognition but shy away from constructive feedback, others don’t like giving recognition but are comfortable […]

Categories: Balance, Corporate Wellbeing, happiness, Meaning and purpose, mindfulness, personal development, Sara Redman, Self awareness, Wellbeing

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The case of the disappearing elephant

September 28, 2015 by

At a meeting with one of our clients recently, the organisation’s CEO asked a question: “What about the elephant in the room?” It was initially met with blank stares and looks of slight confusion, and after a moment’s pause came a response from one of the managers: “What elephant?” The puzzled looks were quickly replaced […]

Categories: Change, Communication, Uncategorized, Workplace Culture

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Think before you ‘Send’ – how to avoid email warfare

October 02, 2014 by

Let’s face it; email is our go-to. In most workplaces, email is the preferred form of communication. Emails are quick, easy, and they give us a way to track things. There many upsides to email. But there are also downsides. Email deletes face-to-face contact. It even deletes voice-to-voice contact. Over email it is both easy […]

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The elephant in the room

June 10, 2014 by

Lately we have been delivering a number of leadership development and workplace culture initiatives.  Even though these projects are being delivered in a range different businesses (from major state-wide service providers to small-scale owner/operator enterprises) some common themes emerge every time. In almost every business we find an ‘elephant in the room’… …a big, ugly […]

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