Total Leader and Coach Solutions Australia Blog
Over our many years of experience we have learnt a great deal about ourselves and others. We share below our insights and views. We trust that you will enjoy reading our Blog and encourage you to contribute your thoughts and views too.
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Top Ten Tips for Working From Home
Our team has been working from our respective homes for the past eleven years. We consciously chose to operate in this manner from the moment our business began in 2009 for a number of important reasons. As a result of working from home we have also been very conscious of how to do this effectively, not only as individuals, but as a team. We have had to make specific decisions about how we communicate, how and when we collaborate, how to make decisions, how to maintain quality and consistency, and how to stay connected and feel part of the TLC team.
Both my wife and I work from home. Our daughters are now 10yrs and 8yrs old. The only thing they have known is us working from home. I have however had to do a lot of travel which has meant been away from home. The advantage we have is that our family know and understand how we work. The challenge for many of you is that your family only know you in a certain way, which means that not only do you need to make a shift in your own mindset, but you also need to shift the mindset of your family and partner.
Now that we know that many organisations and businesses will be shifting to working remotely, I approached our team and asked them to reflect on the last eleven years and identify what has worked for each of them to be most effective at working from home. We share below some of our team’s most impactful insights and wisdom.
Everything is changing
Everything has changed. As a small business we need to very quickly adapt and change the way we are working. I share below how we are changing the way we are working with our clients to THRIVE through the next six months.
TLC Solutions Australia Response to COVID-19
We are very conscious that much of our delivery has been face to face, including our leadership programs, coaching, team coaching and consulting services. We are now offering all our clients alternatives to face to face delivery through either managed social distance solutions or video conferencing facilities. We already have a number of our clients who are taking us up on these options, thereby continuing to offer the development through this time, while at the same time protecting the health of the individuals and the organisation.
Is it true that negative feedback is bad?
Is it true that negative feedback is bad? There has been much interest over the years into the impact of feedback and in particular the value of positive feedback versus negative feedback. Much of the recent commentary is that positive feedback is better for engagement and learning and that negative feedback discourages learning and lowers engagement. Many organisations run l ...