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The Questions Every Leader needs to Answer?

Every high performance leader understands the need to consistently drive both their own and others performance. Here are five powerful questions that every leader needs to answer.... Are you willing to take full responsibility for the choices that you make? It is not only about accepting accolades when things go well but its about being [...]

The Questions Every Leader needs to Answer?2019-03-23T09:12:39+00:00

Looking for a different kind of workshop?

How many times have you invested your time, energy and money in attending a workshop only for it's contents to be completely forgotten about within a matter of days or weeks? create10 understands that for workshops to be truly impactful and long lasting they must resonate powerfully at both an individual and group level. That [...]

Looking for a different kind of workshop?2019-03-14T10:57:22+00:00

How is that working out for you?

  How positive are you feeling right now? Are things going how you had anticipated and are you feeling in control; or is it the complete opposite? Perhaps you’re somebody that has an ‘external locus of control’ where you feel that external factors are exerting significant control over your life and that choices are quite [...]

How is that working out for you?2019-03-10T07:48:52+00:00

It starts with you!

  Are you wasting your valuable time focusing on what others are getting wrong rather than on what you can get right? Maybe you have a boss that isn't listening to you?  Your team mates aren't motivated? Perhaps you aren't being provided with enough resources or your workload is unrealistic? Of course, its very easy to [...]

It starts with you!2019-02-22T11:55:38+00:00

Three Short but Powerful Leadership Lessons

  Life is busy and finding the time to improve performance can be a struggle. With this in mind, I have put together three very short but powerful leadership lessons. Its more than simply knowing what to do Knowing the right thing to do means absolutely nothing unless you actually do it, not once or [...]

Three Short but Powerful Leadership Lessons2019-02-11T11:04:33+00:00

How to use control and freedom to improve performance

This is a useful exercise in considering the extent of control and freedom we impose on ourselves as individuals, teams and organisations.  In doing so, this allows us to consider alternative options so that we can enhance performance. You: The Individual. How much control do you impose on yourself? Are you the kind of person [...]

How to use control and freedom to improve performance2019-02-02T10:22:16+00:00

How changing your focus changes what is truly possible

Success. Progress. Growth. Fulfilment. Some of those objectives that remain elusive for so many individuals and teams which as a result, are commonly brought up in coaching sessions. Take a moment to ask yourself an important question. Who has more control over your performance than anybody else? The answer of course is you! Despite this, [...]

How changing your focus changes what is truly possible2019-01-12T19:43:49+00:00

How to work through your ‘to do’ list like never before!

  Use this process to improve how you organise your tasks and manage your workload more effectively. Lose the drift and list your tasks. Do not allow yourself to drift aimlessly from week to week. Each Sunday evening list those tasks that need to be carried out over the coming week. Alternatively, each Friday evening [...]

How to work through your ‘to do’ list like never before!2019-01-06T07:33:44+00:00

Making plans for the coming year? How asking the right questions will help!

Its that time of year when teams are beginning to think about their plans for the coming twelve months. But as they do so, are they really asking themselves the right questions? In asking the right kind of questions, its possible to develop a more effective action plan to move forward with real purpose and [...]

Making plans for the coming year? How asking the right questions will help!2018-12-01T20:06:37+00:00

The Simple but Powerful way to Increase your Productivity and Reduce Stress.

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed with your workload? Have you a seemingly never-ending list of tasks that you never seem to get through? Are you experiencing stress and anxiety when facing into the busy day ahead? If so, then try this performance enhancing approach. When confronted with any task apply the ‘one-minute rule’. This means [...]

The Simple but Powerful way to Increase your Productivity and Reduce Stress.2018-11-25T08:18:32+00:00