Sheerline Perspectives The Blog of Steve Hinton, Executive Coach & Consultant

Top Tips for... Coping with conflict and ‘team killers’

11th August, 2017

A degree of conflict is inevitable in any team or organisation. As a leader or manager, handling conflict within your team is a key skill that can help to ensure your team continues to work effectively.  Here are our top tips for dealing with any ‘team killers’ you may come across and how to avoid them.

Is 'artificial harmony' holding back your team?

11th August, 2017

Going back to work after a break can be tough. It's enough to strike terror into even the most enthusiastic employee. In this month's blog we explore just how to handle going back to the normality of work after having a break.

Top Tips for...Preparing for a holiday

17th July, 2017

Whether you're going on a family holiday to a UK hideaway, or jetting off somewhere more exotic, these top tips are here to help you prepare your holiday handover.

Why being Indispensable is NOT good for business

3rd July, 2017

How often have you heard the comment, “He or she is a born leader?” There are certain characteristics found in some people that seem to naturally put them in a position where they’re looked up to as a leader, but what really what makes a good leader? Read on to find out...

Top Tips for... Spotting stress and dealing with it

20th June, 2017

Being mindful of your mental health and taking some proactive steps to look after yourself and others can prevent more serious issues in future. Here are out top tips for spotting the signs of stress and dealing with it.

Will you have the gumption to continue?

3rd June, 2017

Have you ever been caught in a gumption trap? I am going to guess that you have. A better question might be ‘how did you handle the gumption trap?’ 

Top Tips for helping teams who are stuck

15th May, 2017

It's important to make motivating your team a priority. In this month's top tips we explore the options for helping remove any barriers and inspire their employees to think more strategically.

How to 'Unstick' your Top Team

5th May, 2017

Last month we looked at the different ways organisations get stuck, just like people do.  In this article, we’ll think about how best to work with each type of “stuckness” by considering how coaches might best interface and work with each particular situation.  As they say, if your only tool is a hammer, then all problems look like nails! 

Top Tips - Goal setting

13th April, 2017

Do you have trouble setting and achieving your goals? These top tips will show you step-by-step how to get exactly what you want.

Teams Get Stuck Too

7th April, 2017

Nothing can feel more frustrating than being stuck in your business. You're sure you need to grow your company but you're not exactly sure where to start. This month's blog focuses on the ways in which organisations get stuck and explore what can be done about each of them.