Please let’s disagree …..! 20 ways for leaders to make disagreements more productive and valuable in their organisations

Differences in opinions and even conflict are a common part of work life nowadays. For most people – including leaders – disagreement is usually seen as unpleasant and something to try and avoid. Problems typically associated with disagreement include damaged relationships between people; feelings of frustration; upset or even anger; Read more…

The many uses of a strategic planning facilitator. And the key qualities and skills to look for when selecting one.

A professional, external facilitator can provide heaps of valuable support with an organisation’s strategic thinking and planning. More and more Boards and CEOs now use one. But exactly what potential uses can such a facilitator serve – beyond perhaps just the usual perception of someone running a workshop or meeting? Read more…