Motivating the “unmotivable”

“What do you do when you manage someone who is unmotivatable?” I was asked this question by Tim, a senior manager on a Talking Ape workshop on High Performing Teams. He described his direct report, […]
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An Uncomfortable Truth

I’m often quite surprised just how bad a lot of the presentations that I watch are. There you are, I’ve said it. I don’t like saying it and it’s meant as a curious observation rather […]
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Difficult Conversations

Picture the scenario. Clare has recently been promoted into her first management position. Within a few weeks she notices that Simon is under-performing and distracted. Her attempts to talk to him are met with hostility. […]
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