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  • Friday, 8 June 2018

    3 Keys to Unlocking your Team’s ‘Talent Heroes’

    It goes without saying that we are in an era of limited resources and tight budgets, where Organisations’ key focus is on getting the most out of their employees for less.

    Part in parcel with this focus comes the utilisation of your Teams skillsets and Talents, and while many Business Leaders stress about running a lean ship, most are sitting on a gold mine of employee talent that they are not yet aware of. In fact, a survey of thousands of employees across Dozens of Organisations by Entrepreneur.com found that approximately 30 to 40 % of talent is not being used within Companies.

  • Tuesday, 5 June 2018

    8 Barriers to Effective Teamwork

    When it comes to teamwork, there’s no limit to what people can achieve.  When things are really clicking and collaboration is at its best, synergy does occur, and the word “teamwork” has real meaning.  It can happen.  But only when teams avoid the eight barriers to organisational teamwork.

  • Thursday, 31 May 2018

    How to face criticism like a Leader

    As a leader, it is inevitable that you will be Scrutinised, Ridiculed and Criticised by everyone, from your Competitors to your Critics. It is human nature to be taken back by a Fiery personal attack or criticism of how you go about your business, but a true leader knows the techniques to stand strong in the face of adversary and demonstrate their Solidarity. Here are 3CM's 11 Steps to facing Criticism:

  • Tuesday, 22 May 2018

    HOW to Manage your Team in Times of Stress (Part 2)

    This article is a continuation on from our Part 1 Exploration on Workplace stress titled “Stress, Burnout & Resilience: Is your Team Supported?

    SO... we have now explored the confronting accountability Managers must take for their staff’s wellbeing, and the expensive toll stress is taking on your Organisation and its Bottom Line. But HOW can we minimise the stress of our teams in order to maximise their Workplace Efficacy and Culture? We explore two Approaches…

  • Tuesday, 22 May 2018

    3 TIPS for Giving your Boss FEEDBACK

    Working closely with someone gives you valuable insight into that person’s performance. This is especially true of your boss. But knowing whether — and how — to give your boss feedback is tough. Here are three tips to help you decide when to share your insights and when to keep quiet.

  • Wednesday, 16 May 2018

    Stress, Burnout & Resilience: Is your Team Supported? (Part 1)

    It is unspoken knowledge that the modern Organisation is continually looking for more cost-effective ways to function and minimise their output expenditure. In a tough Economic climate, as these organisations look to “do more, with less,” staff often take the brunt of the stressful workload. Managers of these teams then find themselves in a difficult situation… stuck between a demanding and usually inflexible Organisation and Overworked and Burnt-out staff.

  • Monday, 14 May 2018

    THE BIG SHIFT… How Managers become the Leaders of Culture

    The seven seismic shifts of perspective and responsibility to lead a CULTURAL OPERATING SYSTEM.


    According to Michael Watkins HBR June 2012 , all the shifts a function head must make when first becoming an enterprise leader involving new skills and cultivating new mindsets. Here are the shifts and what each requires executives (including emerging or high potentials) to do:

  • Tuesday, 1 May 2018

    The FIVE Tendencies of Bad Managers

    Being the manager or supervisor is hard; especially when you need to counter the natural tendencies that separate you from the people you manage. Knowing what these propensities are can help you avoid them. Here is the top five to watch out for:

  • Tuesday, 1 May 2018

    The TRUE cost of BAD BOSSES

    Apparently, a plague of bad bosses is running rampant; so much so that, according to an Inc. study, 75% of workers say their boss is the worst and most stressful part of their jobs. How bad are they? Bad enough for 65% of respondents to say they’d rather have a new boss over a pay rise.

  • Wednesday, 18 April 2018

    Ask your staff: ‘What keeps you up at night?’

    You can't motivate people.