THE POWER OF LISTENING

Article by: Sally STANLEIGH Sally Stanleigh is a senior partner in Business Improvement Architects and the Chief Operating Officer. Sally manages the operation and develops and implements communications, marketing and promotion programs. She is also responsible for spearheading and managing the company’s corporate research projects. Sally has a background in marketing and communications and previously…

HOW TO SLOW DOWN A TEMPO THAT’S OUT OF CONTROL

Article by: SALLY STANLEIGH Sally Stanleigh is a senior partner in Business Improvement Architects and the Chief Operating Officer. Sally manages the operation and develops and implements communications, marketing and promotion programs. She is also responsible for spearheading and managing the company’s corporate research projects. Sally has a background in marketing and communications and previously…

LEADERSHIP THAT INSPIRES

Article by: MICHAEL STANLEIGH Michael Stanleigh, CMC, CSP, CSM is the CEO of Business Improvement Architects. He works with leaders and their teams around the world to improve organizational performance by helping them to define their strategic direction, increase leadership performance, create cultures that drive innovation and improve project and quality management. Michael’s experience spans…

HOW ASKING “WHY?” CAN CHANGE THE STATUS QUO

Article by: SALLY STANLEIGH Sally Stanleigh is a senior partner in Business Improvement Architects and the Chief Operating Officer. Sally manages the operation and develops and implements communications, marketing and promotion programs. In some cultures it’s quite common to answer a question with a question. It seems rather silly, but if you think about it,…

THE #1 BLIND SPOT FOR LEADERS AND HOW TO OVERCOME IT

By HR Magazine Editor CRAIG DONALDSON Craig Donaldson is the editor of Inside HR Magazine, and is responsible for the strategic planning creation, production and ongoing development of the magazine, it’s online presence and social media platform. Craig has been a journalist and editor for 15 years, and written for a range of HR and business…

A New Solution to Organisational Dysfunction

By Amanda Woodard Have you ever worked in an organisation where understanding between departments is like a bushman of the Kalahari trying to communicate with a Wall Street banker? Alternatively, have you ever started a job and felt like the stuff you were required to read was written in Serbo-Croatian? If so, you’re already familiar…

WHY SELF-DOUBT MAKES LEADERS BETTER

By Dr Jason Fox Confidence, certainty and conviction: these have traditionally been qualities we would associate with a strong leader. And yet, such strong qualities may be the very thing preventing meaningful progress. One of my favourite books of 2013 was Oliver Burkeman’s The Antidote: Happiness for people who can’t stand positive thinking. In this…