Category: Leadership Skills

Find a conference room

Conference room ideas | How to find a conference room anywhere

How you can find a conference room today You may not need a conference room if you are meeting one on one, as most coffee shops will do nicely. One of my favourite TV shows was an Australian comedy called Very Small Business. Don Angel, a small business owner, has several phone lines and he answers […]

Life is hard. Let’s get on with it.

 “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one” -Bruce Lee. Life is hard. If you live long enough, I believe life will challenge you at some point. I don’t care who you are; life can be unfair. Life can break you down. You can stay down or […]

Communication skills you can improve without training

How to improve your communication skills Communication skills are vital whether you’re kicking goals for a sports team , flipping burgers, responding to an emergency, performing an operation, negotiating a business deal or performing some other role. If you want your business, team or organisation to be successful, you need to learn how to improve […]

10 tips to save time in meetings

How to trim the fat and save time at your next business meeting Business meetings can consume hours if you let them. Internal meetings are often a string of clichés and hardly a motivating way to start the day. The phrase, “We need to give 110%” is just getting old. Stop it, please! Before every […]

Semco Founder talks about building trust

Building trust in your work teams

How Semco is Building Trust Building trust within teams can take years, explains Semco Founder, Ricardo Semler. However, there are a few simple things you can do, as a leader, to build trust very quickly. These are just a few practices in place at the marvellous Semco. Building trust through participative management Semco, in case […]