The Three C's of Leading Through Uncertain Times

by Simon Thiessen on 21-May-2020 14:28:13

Leading through this current Covid-19 period of time is certainly something we don’t have a blueprint for. Last week we filmed a video around the...

Emotional intelligence in leadership - you wont make it without it

by Simon Thiessen on 18-May-2020 09:00:00

Leadership is all about other people. The irony is, it starts with you. 

During the current Covid-19 climate, emotions are more escalated now than...

How to work effectively under pressure

by Simon Thiessen on 06-Apr-2020 10:00:00

Do you have the essential leadership quality to cope with workplace stress and pressure?

Today's leaders are consistently subjected to increasing...

The gap between your intended and your actual leadership style

by Simon Thiessen on 30-Mar-2020 11:00:00

Intention and execution in leadership style

I work with many leaders who have great intentions. They go to work every day intending to lead their...

What is a leader? 3 answers that will make you exceptional

by Simon Thiessen on 23-Mar-2020 10:30:00

What is a leader? That's just the tip of the iceberg

This is a question we here repeatedly from participants in our leadership program. Usually it...

Improve your leadership performance with assertive communication

by Simon Thiessen on 16-Mar-2020 10:00:00

Assertive communication leads to better workplace performance

The assertive balance - being neither passive nor aggressive  - is difficult to...

Examples of good leaders: Eight habits to get your people pumping

by Simon Thiessen on 09-Mar-2020 14:45:00

Leadership excellence depends on motivating each individual

In a series of recent articles we have explored ways of motivating each individual. A...

CoCooning - The time management strategy that will save your sanity

by Simon Thiessen on 04-Mar-2020 16:16:00

Spread your wings with cocooning

This short video outlines a time management strategy that we use ourselves everyday. This simple strategy has...

Everything a leader needs for Managing Poor Performance (Free eBook)

by Simon Thiessen on 20-Nov-2018 14:36:24


What is underperformance costing you and your team? 

Having just one underperformer on your team can reduce the overall performance of the whole...

your performance management plan can differentiate but not discriminate

by Simon Thiessen on 25-May-2016 11:32:53

The two uncomfortables and three outcomes of performance management

Employees may perform brilliantly – or diabolically. They may have a great...