Real Life Story – Nikki Beaumont, Beaumont People

Real Life Story – Nikki Beaumont, Beaumont People

In this real-life interview with the Founder and CEO of Beaumont people, Nikki Beaumont, we chat about how she has grown her organisation and her leadership focus. With over 30 years in recruitment, Nikki Beaumont is passionate about Meaningful Work, and always...

GROW for Effective Meetings

GROW for Effective Meetings

In the past month inside our Facebook Group, The Female Leaders Collective, we have discussed how to have an effective meeting using the GROW Coaching model. But before we start on how to use it, I will share the meaning of GROW. It is a universal coaching model, it's...

Benefits of Delegation in The Workplace

Benefits of Delegation in The Workplace

Ah, Delegation. The one skill set that will set you apart from a high-performing team vs a low-performing team. There are so many benefits to delegation, including growth and development for your team members, more time, people playing to their strengths, increased...

What makes a good female leader?

What makes a good female leader?

This is a really interesting question. Part of me wonders should we actually just remove the word 'female' and make the question: "What makes a good leader?" because I think the answers might actually be the same.    However, I run an online women's leadership...

Workplace Conflict

Workplace Conflict

How to manage conflict in the workplace? First you need to understand the causes of conflict, and how it escalates.  Most conflict can be resolved very early on - if you're a leader that is aware of your environment. If you're switched on to the energy changes and...

Refuse The Monkey

Refuse The Monkey

One of the first mistakes new managers make (and some seasoned ones) is trying to fix everything. And worse, they are creating the environment where their team will just keep coming to them with problems and this creates a dependency on you.  Now, why it can be nice...

Focus vs Time – where is your intention?

Focus vs Time – where is your intention?

Watch this Facebook live video where I spoke about having focus and not being scattered around. When we have focus - we make change.  When we lose focus, we waste our precious energy trying to fix everything all at once, trying put out all the fires and get pulled...

We Need Better Managers, Not More Leaders

We Need Better Managers, Not More Leaders

Stop Making More Leaders!  Managers and Leaders are two separate identities. Managers are the ones who get stuff done. The ones that make sure the doors open of a morning, the customers are served and the business is operating well.    Leaders are the ones with the...

What is Leadership

What is Leadership

This is a great question that is not asked often enough -"What is Leadership?" We can try and define it by dictionary standards, or I can give you my version.   My version is that a leader is someone who others willingly follow.    Note there is no reference...

Lifting the Energy of Your Team

Lifting the Energy of Your Team

Lifting the energy of your team:As a leader of a team, I quite often talk about how it's your job to create a motivational environment for people, rather than focusing on motivating someone. Motivation comes from within, so if you can focus on creating an amazing...

The 4 Pillars of Influence

The 4 Pillars of Influence

For you to develop influence in your workplace, there are 4 main influence pillars that you MUST be working on in each phase of your journey.  These are: TRUST:  People need to know they can trust you before they will follow you. And it's not just about trusting you...