In the latest CommsMasters blog, MD Heather Campbell delves deeper into this complex issue, and asks, just what is our problem with power?
Heather Campbell shares five secrets of leadership communication you can use to understand things from the other side of the table, and make your communications a two-way street.
Yesterday I arrived at work without one critical piece of kit – my mobile phone! This was a big deal. I had lots of calls to make and plenty I was expecting to receive too. But more than making and
I was working with a client who had a huge budget for development, leaders who were champing at the bit to engage with the development programme, and an Executive Team that was excited to be walking the walk, not just talking the talk. And
How do you decide how long your leadership development programmes should be? This is a challenge in many organisations, and there are usually two deciding factors involved: The budget you have available for the specific programme How many days you
I ran my first coaching skills programme for leaders way back in 1992. At that time the concept of managers coaching was still new, the GROW Model for coaching was a bit ‘out there’ and I recall lively debates around
“I used to think of going to comms workshops as a real waste of time. Just something that got in the way.” The manager wasn’t joking. I’d just finished running one such workshop. According to this manager, he had been
If you are a regular reader of the CommsMasters blog, you’ll already know that I have a strong negative reaction to overly-structured, form-focussed performance review processes. Instead, the critical focus should be on the conversation that takes place between the
Hands up all you leaders out there who look forward to the annual round of formal performance reviews. And hands up everyone in Human Resources who enjoys the annual game of chase-up-the-leaders-who-haven’t-done their-performance-reviews. No one? Really? It’s surprising how this