Our nearly 50 years of research and experience working with leaders has revealed one constant truth: leadership is hard. It always has been. We may not stop to think about it much, but we expect a lot from leaders, every … Continue reading Becoming A High-Performing Team
Team talks can have a significant impact on team morale, energy levels and performance on the pitch and it’s often the locker room where matches are won. Once the team is out in the field, it’s down to trust between … Continue reading Leadership Lessons from the Locker Room
Throughout the years, one theme has remained constant across all industries: employee engagement resonates. In fact, the results are alarming – 53% of respondents in our recent survey indicated this was a top concern. AchieveForum’s research shows there are five … Continue reading What Impact do First-Line Leaders have on Employee Engagement?
Feedback. A ubiquitous word of ‘management speak’, heard every day in organisations and so often misunderstood and poorly applied. And yet feedback is one of the most important and powerful tools in a manager’s portfolio of leadership skills. A carefully … Continue reading 5 Ways to Ensure your Feedback is not Misunderstood
If your management said “You are most definitely on our A team!”—how would you feel? Now, suppose you were told that you are clearly on the B team or “the everybody-else team”—how motivated would you feel then? Too often, management … Continue reading Giving the best development to your high potentials? Think again.
By: Joe España, an Executive Consultant in AchieveForum’s Resource Network and Managing Director of Performance Equations. Employee engagement is far more micro than typical macro approaches (total reward and benefits, recognition programmes, internal communications, community involvement programmes, etc) make it … Continue reading How to be an Engaging Manager
With just two rounds of games to finish in the Six Nations Rugby Championships, the atmosphere is hotting-up, with a vital game looming this weekend between England and Wales that will heavily influence the final outcome of the tournament. The … Continue reading Leadership Lessons from the Six Nations
As someone who works at a leadership training company, I started to think about leadership mistakes on the football field and how managers in the workplace often make these same mistakes: A seasoned coach was letting a rookie make important … Continue reading How to work as a team with your employees
High employee engagement can be defined as a deep sense of ownership and involvement which is motivating and results in improved personal and business performance. What differentiates a highly engaged organisation from others is the fact that in a highly … Continue reading How to create a highly engaged workforce