• A rather awkward line of professionalism needs to be drawn when it comes to getting that first promotion and managing your friends, says Leadership & Performance Coach, Davina Greene.   Navigating the delicate balance between friendship and authority can be a daunting task, especially when faced with the sudden transition [...]

  • Talent is one of those words that's all too easy to throw about, so let's stop doing that, suggests Leadership & Performance Coach, Davina Greene. What is Talent Management? Talent Management is a war-zone, if it's done badly. That's my necessary opening statement for you. But it doesn't need to [...]

  • Be mindful of whether “busy-ness” (reactive, auto-pilot) has overtaken actual “management” (proactive, purposeful), advises Leadership & Performance Coach, Davina Greene.   According to the Oxford Dictionary - in a definition that really trims things back to the core - management is the process of dealing with or controlling things or [...]

  • Keep it simple and focus on implementing the basics of Management & Leadership Styles rather than on drowning in endless new variations on old theories, recommends Leadership & Performance Coach, Davina Greene. "I'm red!", "I'm yellow!" shout the past DISC-users enthusiastically as I enter their premises. "I'm ESTJ!", "I'm INFP!" [...]

  • Leadership implies accountability, not just responsibility, reminds Head of Leadership Coaching, Davina Greene. So why do both seem so difficult to find? For words used a lot across every workplace, there continues to be a haze of confusion surrounding Responsibility and Accountability – and, more importantly, a difficulty in managing [...]

  • If it isn’t consistent, it isn’t a culture. Make sure you have a Coaching Habit, reminds Leadership & Performance Coach, Davina Greene. Many managers work in busy companies, in busy industries. As a manager, part of your role should be to support a cultural transformation to a Coaching Culture that [...]

  • Are we 'giving people fish' through endless instruction, or 'teaching them to fish' through continuous coaching at work, asks Leadership & Performance Coach, Davina Greene. The International Coaching Federation (ICF) defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional [...]

  • In the fast-paced arena of modern leadership, where change is the only constant, what is leadership and how can we build our skills, considers Leadership & Performance Coach,  Davina Greene. In organizations - where success hinges on the ability to inspire, influence, and innovate - the concept of Leadership looms [...]

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