Category Archive: Management

♦ People don’t ask questions because they aren’t thinking; they already are.

October 9, 2017 Linda Aspey No Comments

Whenever I’m delivering a keynote, teaching, or facilitating the Thinking Environment® to groups, people ask me questions. It might be about how the Thinking Environment might be used in their context, or what they could do if they encounter challenges, or how they should deal with a specific situation or person, and so forth. And when I am […]

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* 30 Practical Ways to Develop as a Leader

October 13, 2014 Linda Aspey 2 Comments

For most people, being a leader doesn’t happen overnight, even if they’re given the title overnight. It’s often more a case of becoming one, working at it and gaining more experience, whether this is in leading ideas, strategies,  people or whole businesses – or all 4 and more. Here are just some ideas; some are high […]

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* Tips for Productive Teleconferencing

February 23, 2014 Linda Aspey No Comments

In recent years, teleconferencing has risen in popularity, and no wonder. Why spend hours (and money) travelling when you can be in your own workplace – which may also be home – with everything you need to hand?  Naturally there are some meetings that have to be face to face, but as we’re getting more accustomed to […]

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* I’m a leader – I don’t have time to coach!

June 19, 2013 Linda Aspey No Comments

When we think of leaders we don’t often think of them as coaches – their remit is naturally wider. But if you want to keep your people and organisation at the peak of the game, ongoing learning is key. And one of the best ways to do this is through coaching. Yet it can feel like […]

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“The Spectrum of Independence” in coaching

February 16, 2013 Linda Aspey No Comments

Do we need to ask so many questions in coaching?  It’s encouraging that other seasoned coaches are also beginning to ask this, as did Edna Murdoch from the Coaching Supervision Academy when she contacted me to ask if she could reproduce and blog¹ about two articles I wrote for the AICTP Journal².   In it I question […]

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Best books for new managers (and leaders)

June 16, 2012 Linda Aspey No Comments

An interesting question was posed on Linked In recently – If you were in HR what 4 books would you have in your library that you would recommend to all new people managers?  I work mainly with senior leaders who’ve been managers for a while, and so aren’t new managers, however these four books immediately came to […]

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