You got promoted to manager, what now?

By Reena

Meet Sarah. Sarah was recently promoted to a sales management role. She was successful in her previous role as a sales rep. She helped clients, met targets, got along with her peers, and was a respected employee. Sarah and her manager assumed the obvious career advancement for her was to be a sales manager.  Being…

How well do you know your team?

By Reena

How would you describe the vibe in your team? Is there anyone in your team who dreads coming into work? Are team members all working towards the same goal? If you were to look up at your team now, do they look happy? When the team vibe is flat, people are coming into work late…

Dream big, be curious, follow your bliss, you’ve got this!

By Reena

These are more than just words strategically placed in the office, they inspire me to keep doing the work I do and uplift me on bumpy days. It helps me to see opportunities and help others in the process. These are things that I value. What does it mean to dream big? This is about…

Winging it

By Reena

Winging it is a term that dates back to the late 19th century in theater. The term was used when during impromptu performances actors learnt their lines while waiting in the wings and then received assistance when they were on stage, by a special prompter who fed them lines. In current day the phrase winging…

What kind of energy are you generating in your team?

By Reena

Do your team members look to you for guidance, answers, direction, a laugh, to remove obstacles and support? As a leader, the energy you generate will filter through your team. If you’re showing up to work tired, impatient, rushed, unavailable, distracted or holed up in a meeting room all day long, your team will be…

Introversion is often mistaken for shyness

By Reena

Can you spot the difference? Introverts are more stimulated by internal energy as apposed to external energy. They don’t fear or dislike other people which is often the assumption, they do however dislike being the center of attention and put on the spot. They’re unable to process the energy that is directed at them and as a…

Great leaders

By Reena

Being a leader in business is rewarding and challenging. The rewards can inspire, and the challenges can help you be a better leader. As a leader, you will no doubt have acquired skills in your career that have led you to your position of influence. Ongoing learning and development of technical and interpersonal skills is…

How to learn like a Jedi

By Reena

Most people know the story of Luke Skywalker, a simple farm boy who became one of the greatest Jedi the galaxy had ever known. He didn’t wake up a Jedi Knight, he also didn’t learn on the job or wing it. He went off deep in the jungle with no distractions where he could learn…