Leadership

How to Build Resilience in Your Work Life - Elevate Corporate Training

How to Build Resilience in Your Work Life

May 23, 2019

They say the only certainties in life are death and taxes.  It’s safe to say you can add change and stress to that list.  Whether it’s a setback at work, bouncing back from failing, or just dealing with the day-to-day workplace stress inherent in most jobs, it can be crippling…

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Leadership Includes a Lifetime of Learning - Elevate Corporate Training

Leadership Includes a Lifetime of Learning

May 17, 2019

Nelson Mandela and Arnold Schwarzenegger have an important trait in common: they dedicated their lives to lifelong learning.  Arnold Schwarzenegger was an immigrant to the U.S., who earned his college degree through continuing education, became an investment entrepreneur, and eventually governor of California.   Nelson Mandela wrote in his biography Long Walk…

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10 Tips For Successfully Transitioning Into A New Leadership Role - Elevate Corporate Training

10 Tips For Successfully Transitioning Into A New Leadership Role

April 30, 2019

Whether you are becoming a first-time manager or you are a hiring manager that’s getting ready to promote someone, there are things you can do to make sure the transition is successful. As employees grow in their careers, they often get noticed by mastering technical expertise.  Put simply, they are…

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7 Habits of Bad Managers and 10 Reasons Employees Quit - Elevate Corporate Training

7 Habits of Bad Managers and 10 Reasons Employees Quit

April 17, 2019

Bad management can kill good businesses. They can disrupt workflow, damage teams, and cause good employees to leave.  They can be a barrier to employee engagement and company performance. A recent worldwide Gallup poll pegged the number of employees that are not engaged in their work at 87 percent!  The…

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7 Strategies Good Leaders Can Use to Give Feedback - Elevate Corporate Training

7 Strategies The Best Leaders Use to Give Feedback

April 9, 2019

Leaders know that giving constructive feedback to employees is critical for growth. It can fuel motivation and improve performance. How you deliver that feedback, though, can be the difference between success and failure.  Some employees mistake feedback for criticism. That’s why it’s important to frame up conversations in the proper way.  Negative…

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Workplace Culture What is it Why does it matter 5 Steps to Having It - Elevate Corporate Training

Workplace Culture: What is it? Why does it matter? – 5 Steps to Having It

March 14, 2019

Culture is more than customs or the nation we call home. What is workplace culture? Uniqueness, the sum of its ethics, traditions, belief systems, interpersonal and social interactions, professional behaviours, and attitude creates what is known as workplace culture. It narrows down to what is the personality of a business? Why is culture important…

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Leadership vs Management: What New Managers Need to Know - Elevate Corporate Training

Leadership vs Management: What New Managers Need to Know

February 26, 2019

New managers often struggle when they are put into a leadership position for the first time.  Managing, inspiring, and leading a team takes practice like anything else. Effective training for new managers can help lessen the learning curve and jump-start careers. What Is Leadership? Leadership is the ability to create a…

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Why Vulnerability Creates The Best Leaders - Elevate Corporate Training

Why Vulnerability Creates The Best Leaders

December 18, 2018

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 –…

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6 Top Tips For Asking For Feedback - Elevate Corporate Training

6 Top Tips For Asking For Feedback

December 18, 2018

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…

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How To Deliver Feedback Effectively - Elevate Corporate Training

How To Deliver Feedback Effectively

December 18, 2018

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…

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