Recommended Resources

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16 Sep
2019

When to Stop Deliberating and Just Make a Decision

Category: Random Thoughts

Waiting too long to make decisions can slow down work, frustrate employees, and lead to missed opportunities. But it can be hard to know whether you should just go ahead and choose or gather more data first. This article has some good strategies to determine how best to move through the decision processes quickly.

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05 Aug
2019

The Assumptions Employees Make When They Don’t Get Feedback

Category: Random Thoughts

How often do you give employees or direct reports feedback? Without it people don't understand what's working and what isn't. Over time employees will come up with their own assumptions on their performance. Employees development requires a boss to give feedback – investing in their success and the businesses.

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16 Jul
2019

7 Ways to Set Up a New Hire for Success

Category: Random Thoughts

A good article for Owners and Managers to understand the importance of on-boarding new employees correctly. Getting organised dividing up what the employee needs to learn into three categories: Technical… More learning – businesses products/services, customers, technologies, and systems; Cultural learning – attitudes, behavioural norms, and values; Political…

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10 Jul
2019

Research: Women Score Higher Than Men in Most Leadership Skills

Category: Leadership

Interesting article and research on men and women in leadership positions, their capabilities, effectiveness and confidence in different stages of their careers. Highlighting, it being vital businesses change the way they make hiring and promotion decisions to ensure eligible women are given serious consideration.

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05 Jul
2019

6 'Win-Win' Ways to Deal With Toxic Employees (Without Causing Lasting Damage)

Category: Random Thoughts

Over the years I hear from owners, they are afraid to confront their employees (for poor behaviour) because they fear they will offend, push out, and won’t be able to replace that employee. You gain far more… More value by having tough conversations, than by avoiding them. You can fix what seem like unsolvable problems, and create enormous immediate value,...

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21 Jun
2019

Mentor, coach or advisor?

Category: Random Thoughts

Some good advice from Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). Having a professional to go to for advice is invaluable. They help you see things differently and gain perspective, helping you grow, not only as a business, but also as a leader.

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19 Jun
2019

When Managers Take Their Stress Out on Their Employees

Category: Random Thoughts

A great article for business owners and managers to remember there is a high cost to treating people poorly. It hurts productivity, creativity, and morale. Instead listen, communicate, set realistic expectations and take care of your greatest asset – people!

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Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and Executive MBA from and an Alumni of the University of Auckland

International Coaching Federation

Paul Gibson is a Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF)

Auckland University MBA

Paul Gibson has an Executive MBA from and an Alumni of the University of Auckland