Leadership

Trust & Embracing Discomfort Captioned

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Brian Downes Leadership Coaching

Trust is a foundation stone for high performance teams and organisations. It is the first pillar of the T.E.A.M. model. In this video I talk about some actions you can take as a leader to foster an environment of trust within your team and organisation. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this. Also, how […]

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Hitting Targets

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Brian Downes Leadership Coaching

Having something to aim for is important. In the world of work, this comes in the form of targets – productivity, sales, revenue, profit – different forms of the same thing. Over the last few months, the world has changed dramatically so the targets of pre-COVID19 may no longer be reasonable. From a leadership perspective, […]

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Managing Performance & Getting in their Way

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Brian Downes Leadership Coaching

A significant factor in the performance of people is how leaders and organisations manage their performance. As leaders, we get in the way sometimes. We allow ourselves or our organisations to create obstacles that make it harder for our people to bring their best. Some thoughts…..

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Leaders Go First

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Leaders Go First Scars are a consequence of life. We pick them up along the way. I don’t just mean those physical scars– the ones found on the body. I also mean those scars that are non-physical – the ones found in the body. Scars of the heart, the mind, the psyche, the soul. Scars […]

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Heart in the Game

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Is Your Heart in the Game? Is your heart in the game? The game you are playing right now? Are you engaged and getting engagement? Are you even playing the right game for you? It’s a universal truth to say that every human being wants happiness. The thing is, happiness means different things to different […]

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Performance Leadership 101

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Performance Leadership 101  Unfortunately, from a performance point of view, leadership is broken. When we look at the statistics, they are stark. We, as leaders, are leaving a lot of potential high performance on the table, untapped.  The Gallup 2018 State of the Global Workforce Report says that 85% of the global workforce are either […]