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Leads International companies and motivated individuals to success by providing them clear, actionable steps that produce results quickly.

How To Use FAST to Increase Staff Engagement

With employee engagement currently running at around 32% in the US, costing the US Economy between $450b to $550b each year in lost productivity, it’s time that we do something to improve the situation, and do it FAST.

FAST is an approach where we look to ensure that we have the right Focus, Accountability, Simplicity and […]

By |July 10th, 2016|FAST Leadership, View All|0 Comments

20 Ways To Better Communicate At Work

Guest Post recommended by NeoMam Studios 20 Ways to Communicate Better at work you can find the original post here.

Conversations at work aren’t all water cooler gossip and motivational talks: from time to time, you’ll need to have a chat with a colleague who isn’t achieving what they should or from whom your opinion on […]

By |July 9th, 2016|Guest, View All|0 Comments

Visibility – First Step To Increasing Influence On Social Media

Many philosophers have asked the question “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”

Now while I don’t know the answer to that question, what I do know is that it doesn’t matter how great your content is, if you don’t have any followers […]

By |July 8th, 2016|Global Influencers Club, View All|0 Comments

5 Key Skills for Middle Managers

Too often people are promoted into management positions without the right requisite training. It’s like there is an assumption that people with good technical skills will automatically be good managers. People becomes good managers through two things, training and experience, and ideally they should be given the training before they are thrown into the deep […]

By |July 8th, 2016|Guest, View All|0 Comments

July 2016 Newsletter

FAST Insiders Newsletter
Welcome to the first FAST Insider newsletter since we have completed the ReBranding and relaunch of the new website, which aims to bring you more leadership thoughts, tips, and resources to help you become a better leader and achieve amazing goals. We’re also going to be giving one of you the chance to get […]

By |July 7th, 2016|Newsletter, View All|0 Comments

What Are The Benefits of Empowered Teams?

Empowerment is a not just a leadership and management buzzword, it’s not just a flavour of the week, flash in the pan management technique, empowerment really does improve performance and generate better results. The more empowered we can make our teams the easier our job as leaders become and the less management we have to do.

 

 

 

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3 Things Which Kill Empowerment That Every Leader Should Know

Empowered teams should be the goal of every leader. When you have empowered teams, they almost become self-sufficient, self-leading and help to create a culture of continuous improvement which will achieve amazing results.

Empowering teams should be easy, but it’s often sabotaged by the manager who makes these three simple mistakes.

Micromanagement

When we delegate work with a […]

By |July 6th, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|0 Comments

The One Mistake Most Managers Make About Empowerment

Whenever I coach with managers, who want to empower their teams they always believe that empowerment means the lifting of rules, giving their teams freedom to do what they see fit.

But actually, to empower teams we have to give them clear limits as to what they are allowed to do. We need to give them […]

By |July 6th, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|1 Comment

Guest Blog 12 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Vacation Time

It’s one thing to empower our teams giving them the tools, the authority and the permission to do a great job, but none of that is going to help if we are constantly burning them out.  To fully empower our teams, and ourselves, we need to ensure that we have the right work/life balance. That […]

By |July 6th, 2016|Guest, View All|1 Comment

Guest Post – Hiring a Public Speaker for Your Business Event: What to Consider

Hiring a Public Speaker for Your Business Event: What to Consider
So, you are planning a great business event that is going to bring all of your people together, offer networking opportunities, and help strengthen your brand. You have decided on a date and picked a venue that is comfortable to get to, appealing and within […]

By |July 4th, 2016|Guest, View All|0 Comments