Blog: Notes from the workplace garden

How to be a tall poppy leader and stand out from the crowd

Are you a frontline leader who is looking for a way to stand out from the crowd, to be the tall poppy in your organisation, the person who gets noticed for all the right reasons? Maybe you’re a small business owner who is expanding and find yourself […]

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An easy way to boost results from your leadership development program

So you know it is essential to develop your frontline leaders but your attempts to date have only been partially successful. You may have already spent a lot of money on workshops and wonder if it was worth the investment. Perhaps you are contemplating introducing a new […]

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How to stop getting suckered into time wasting tasks

Have you ever noticed trees that look like the one in this picture? All that green growth at the bottom might lead you to believe that it’s healthy but you would be wrong. This tree is in trouble and if the gardener responsible for it doesn’t do […]

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Are your team leaders dying, surviving or thriving?

Team leaders, supervisors, frontline leaders. Whatever you call them they are essential to the success of your organisation making up more than 60% of your leadership team and responsible for up to 80% of your staff. So how would you rate their performance? Are they dying, surviving […]

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Weighing the pros and cons of removing an under performer

Making the decision to remove an under performer is not always straightforward, whether you are talking about a tree in your garden or a member of your team. There are always going to be pros and cons involved. So how well do you weigh the pros and […]

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