Category Archives: Leadership

Tips For A Successful 360 Debrief Process

Once an individual has completed a 360 survey it is recommended that their manager conducts a debrief session in order to facilitate the development of an effective Leadership Action Plan. 360 feedback surveys are one of the most powerful self-development programs for experienced and aspiring leaders, but to be most effective the self-respondent needs to…
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Effective Leadership Relies on 3 Key Competencies

The imperative outcome for any 360 feedback process is to help individuals identify their strengths and development areas within an organization. When done correctly it can also open up trust within a team and create a culture of accountability. In order to make the most out of 360 leadership surveys you need to ensure that…
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What is 360 Feedback?

What is 360 Feedback? 360 degree feedback is a process that allows employees to get reviews from their colleagues. The process involves managers, peers, direct reports and in some cases clients completing a questionnaire which evaluates areas such as leadership, people management and execution. The 360 feedback surveys are given confidentially and anonymously and the…
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The ROI of People: Measuring the ROI of 360 Performance Appraisals

It is a reality in business that senior managers want to, and should make sure all their business operations are producing a positive Return on Investment (ROI). This requirement should also include the people in which the company invests its time and money to hire, train and develop for the growth and success of the…
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Improve the leadership capability of all first time people managers

Improve the leadership capability of all first time people managers Moving from an individual contributor role into a team leader role and taking on more leadership responsibilities can be a daunting experience for some. The key change is realizing that the team performance is more important than your individual performance. For most people, their initial…
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Land of the free and disengaged?

In a recent study by Gallup on the State of the American Workforce, Gallup estimated that “disengaged employees cost the USA between $483 billion and $605 billion each year in lost productivity.” This quantum of lost productivity would be relative on a pro-rata basis to all western economies. $605 billion is a staggering amount in…
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95% of Managers/Supervisors Don’t Receive Leadership Development

In a recent study conducted by 2015 Brandon Hall Group, it was found that only 5% of organisations provided leadership development below the senior executive level.   This means that over 80% of our employees report to managers and supervisors that have not been given the leadership and people management development they dearly need, and…
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The C-Suite is getting very frustrated with HR, but who is to blame?

Before we look at who is to blame and why, we first need to look at the underlying reasons senior management teams are getting frustrated with their HR/L&D teams.   These are the challenges facing the C-Suite: ​70% of Australian workers are either ambivalent or completely disengaged in their jobs - Gallup, 2013 47% of Australian…
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Why am I hiring a champion one month and a dud the next?

It must be one of the most frustrating aspects of being a manager and business owner, no matter what you do there is a level of inconsistency in the selection process that would never be tolerated in other parts of your business. Which begs the question: “Why are most managers happy with the inconsistency of…
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Measuring Organisational Culture and Employee Engagement

Most senior executives and business owners have some level of preoccupation with catalysing their culture to higher levels of performance and/or excellence. In a world characterised by exacting deadlines, relentless competition, limited resources, globalisation and unwavering expectations from customers, shareholders and employees alike, “culture” seems to be so much more important these days and must…
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