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- As a taster I'm offering a free training video covering one of the most popular training needs,
- "How to give honest feedback without causing offence“.
- Plus: I’ll also send you a set of case studies that will show you the typical sorts of people who have attended our training and benefited from what they learnt.
After that, if you’d like to take a deeper dive and explore how you can personally make best use of these skills, I’m offering you a FREE initial coaching session to help you assess whether this training can help you become really good at dealing with people, especially in the situations you are currently finding hardest to handle successfully.
Is this training course right for you?
Discover the exact steps you need to take to motivate and inspire others,
and how to confront any issue without antagonising.
- One of your strengths is your enthusiasm for results, but you want to do it in a way that encourages others rather than discouraging them.
You'll be more motivating, so you'll get much better results.
- Learn how to be uncompromising about your goals and to be able to put your foot down without damaging your relationships.
You'll be able to maintain good relationships with your team, and an easier atmosphere where you can talk freely about your concerns.
- Become aware of your people-pleasing tendencies, and learn to let them go in the interest of achieving results.
Be less confusing and clearer about what you require from your people, so they'll feel safer and more motivated.
- If you're a woman working in a male dominated environment find another way to be strong than by throwing your weight around like an aggressive man.
Use the combined power of assertiveness and empathy. It will win people willing cooperation.
- Learn how to channel your frustration constructively when things don't go smoothly.
You'll find it easier to dig yourself out of a hole, so that problems and frustrations will get sorted more quickly.
- Learn to be both tough on the issue and kind to the person.
Problems will be resolved in a calm atmosphere so everybody wins.
Are you sick and tired of stressing about how to motivate others?
Arrange a free initial coaching session and develop your confidence to drive them forward now!
What you'll take away from this course
How to be more successful at driving for results
- a London UK management training course and leadership coaching programme called Skills with People?
- How to drive successfully for results without having a negative effect on people.
- How to motivate and inspire people.
- How to offer constructive criticism in a way that don't make people defensive.
- We'll show you how to be both tough on the issue and soft on the person.
- Learn a simple, clear and powerful set of emotional intelligence skills.
- Receive lots of one-to-one coaching so you can practice developing your skills with a variety of situations, scenarios and relationships - until you get really good at it.
Are you a manager, leader or a professional keen to hone your motivational skills?
Arrange a free initial coaching session and we'll show you how - now!
A practical guide - how to driving for results
How emotional intelligence can help become successful at driving for results
Here's an example of someone who was passionate about driving for results but needing to be better at motivating people
He was a dedicated manager working extremely hard and getting frustrated with members of his team who seemed less aware of the urgency of things than he was. He couldn’t always rely on them to do what he needed when he needed it. He would try to chivvy them up by repeating his instructions and raising his voice, but it didn’t inspire people to a greater sense of urgency. He felt bad about it because he put it down to his own lack of leadership ability.
The way he drove for results before he had the training
The problem lay in how he reacted mentally when people failed to do excwhat he wanted and when he wanted it. The fact that he was in the habit of shouting at them implied that he must have been assuming they were either lazy or unwilling to co-operate. He never considered that there might be a specific obstacle in their way, and that by slowing down and exploring the obstacle he might be able clear it out of the way, and that by doing so he could have what he wanted, plus a much better atmosphere in the department, without expending so much effort, making so much noise, and being so intimidating.
A wrong assumption that was preventing him from getting the results he was driving for
He was assuming that motivation is something a good leader injects into people. He thought if he could say the right things in the right way somehow his enthusiasm and dedication would rub off on them. When this didn't happen he blamed himself, and his sense of failure was getting in his way. He wasn't applying the same intelligence he used routinely on technical problems. With technical problems he was confident that by slowing down (instead of panicking) and analysing precisely what was going wrong there were few difficulties he couldn't overcome. It never occurred to him that the same mental approach could be very successful with people.
A new approach and new skills that enabled him to drive more successfully for results
First he needed help to be aware of his own assumptions, and to see that an alternative, non-blaming approach would be much more likely to succeed. Then he needed to learn a simple approach that he could rely on as a matter of habit instead of panicking and shouting. The approach was to say firmly and clearly, but quietly:-
- “I’m not happy. That's because you’re not doing what I need you to do. This is not acceptable. But I’m not blaming you. I assume there's something making it difficult for you to do what I want. If we can look at it together and understand exactly what it is we'll probably be able to remove the obstacle it. Then we’ll both be happy.”
In order to use this approach he needed to develop two skills, the skill of speaking assertively rather than aggressively, and the skill of listening with empathy. He said years later that this training had transformed his management and leadership style. It had taught him that the normal state of employees is to be motivated, and that if they're not it is a sign that there's a specific obstacle that can be identified, understood and cleared away. It had made him much more relaxed. He was now confident he could get people to do what he wanted without creating friction. He said it was the best management lesson he had ever learned.
Proven training for managers, leaders and professionals who want to inspire, motivate, support and encourage others to be successful
Why a FREE initial coaching session will help you
- Have a foretaste of what you can get from the course.
- It's a no commitment way to see if this training is relevant for you.
- Gently explore in a safe, un-pressured atmosphere where we can diagnose your training needs, answer any questions and give you something practical you can use right away that'll help you handle a difficult situation more successfully at work.
- Learn what to say, and how to say it to achieve the results you want.
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