So, what is developing a rapport? Rapport is a term used to describe that two or more people feel in sync or on the same wavelength because they feel alike.
By establishing good rapport at the outset we can gain commitment from others, conscious or unconscious, to trust the process and to trust our abilities even when they do not fully understand how the process works and what the ultimate outcome will be. They are far more likely to be open with you and share information, increase ...
Kurt Lewin (1939) is the behavioural theorist who believed that leadership could be categorised based on a leader's decision-making behaviour. His early studies formed the basis for three major leadership styles:
Authoritarian or autocratic
Participative or democratic
Delegative or Free Reign (laissez faire)
Good leaders use all three styles, with one of them normally dominant. Bad leaders stick with one style for all situations and employee types.
The Authoritarian style is ...
Are you considering the installation of bollards to protect your business premises? Here is some information on what bollards do and key considerations before moving forward with this security measure:
How to Choose a Bollard for Your Purposes
If the bollards are for security or protection, a strengthened impact-absorbing bollard would be the ideal choice as they provide the necessary strength and resilience.
Asset protection bollards for banks, ATM’s, government assets and high ...
Gwen Moran has written a great article in November Entrepreneur Magazine about training, in-house, external, the different types for different situations and a couple of interesting case studies. I have summarised her article here. Hope you get some great ideas for your club from it.
Case Study: Gentle Giant Moving Company, Massachusetts
When Javier Muchado joined Gentle Giant, he thought he would be there for a few months and then move on. But the company's owners had other ideas. They ...
Dr Carlo Caponecchia is an academic in Sydney with a background in Psychology and a special interest in health and safety in the workplace. His blog Mean Business is “about all the bad stuff that goes on at work, with a focus on workplace bullying and other unacceptable behaviours that are a risk to people's health and safety.”
He highlights the following points:
A staff wellbeing program is more than just providing a bowl of fruit in the tea room
Organisations should focus on ...