Cameron Elliot is the founder and head coach and facilitator at Elevate Corporate Training. He is a certified organisational coach, having studied and successfully completed his certification at the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership. He developed his people skills from a career in sales and sales management with iconic Australian brands such as Network 7 and ACP Magazines. He ran large sales teams across multiple countries for Reed Business Information before leaving in 2013 to pursue his passion in people development.
The best leader organically shapes the workplace culture by exemplifying the habits he or she hopes to inspire in the team. A leader’s skills are developed through leadership training and experience. Good leaders learn to conduct business communications, solve problems, organise, motivate, elevate quality and make myriad good small and large decisions under pressure in any…Read More
Take a look back at the best leaders you’ve had the pleasure of working with, and I can be sure there is one word that stands out as to why they have lead well. Leadership takes so many facets to be effective. Strength of character, transparency, consistency, decisiveness, listening – and the list goes on.…Read More
Show me the money trust: the most valuable transaction in any business The necessity of trust between a business and its clients seems so obvious and straightforward as to almost not require further discussion. I mean, it’s a given, right? Without trust nothing can flourish. Everything will fall apart. But when we start really thinking about what we…Read More
Training, coaching and mentoring are words that often get used interchangeably. I’ve done it myself. But the more I inhabit these roles in my professional life and reflect on my own experiences as a student or mentee, the more I come to understand why it’s important to get the distinctions right. Sure, there are plenty of overlaps, but the skills, expectations, and relationships…Read More
Feedback is a tool for growth! But all too often it is seen as a tool for discipline or to get one’s way. I recently ran a giving and receiving feedback course as part of some leadership training for a company. As part of our usual process, the course delegates (the entire company in this…Read More
After last week’s article “The One Thing I Learnt About Asking for Feedback…” I thought it timely to write about the importance of delivering feedback effectively. In most organisations that I deal with, “feedback” is something that is delivered during a performance review. That’s a 6 month or annual opportunity to feedback on an individual’s performance. This is crazy – I need…Read More