The 10 Conversations Leaders Must Have

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  1. 1. The 10 Conversations Leaders Must Have Dr Tim Baker
  2. 2. Its all about the conversation Organisations are conversations Organisations are a series of conversations Good quality conversation is sadly neglected The art of conversation Have we lost the need for conversations? I dont have time for conversations Leadership is a relationship
  3. 3. The Coaching Conversation
  4. 4. The Mentoring Conversation
  5. 5. The Delegation Conversation
  6. 6. The Visioning Conversation
  7. 7. The Encouraging Conversation The key to bringing out the best in others is to express appreciation, acknowledge contribution, and celebrate achievements. Baker & Warren - Conversations at Work
  8. 8. The Five Conversations Framework Date Topic Content Key Questions Month 1 Climate review Job satisfaction, morale and communication How would you rate your current job satisfaction? How would you rate morale? How would you rate communication? Month 2 Strengths and talents Efficiently deploying strengths and talents What are your strengths and talents? How can these strengths and talents be used in your current and future roles in the organisation? Month 3 Opportunities for growth Improving performance and standards Where are opportunities for improved performance? How can I assist you to improve your performance? Month 4 Learning and development Support and growth What skills would you like to learn? What learning opportunities would you like to undertake? Month 5 Innovation and continuous improvement Ways and means to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business What is the one way that you could improve your own working efficiency? What is the one way that we can improve our teams operations? Baker, T. (2013). The End of the Performance Review: A New Approach to Appraising Employee Performance
  9. 9. The 8 Values of Highly Productive Companies Attracting and Retaining Talent: Becoming an Employer of Choice Maximising Your Impact: Getting What You Want Ethically and Honestly Performance Conversations that Make a Difference Converting Job Descriptions to Role Descriptions for Better Performance The 8 Performance Myths Holding Organisations Back from Optimal Performance Building Trust and Performance Through a Culture of Conversation The 4 Strategies for Maximising Influence The Five Conversations Framework: A Highly Effective Alternative to the Performance Review Shifting from Performance Appraisal to Performance u
  10. 10. Dr Tim Baker 0413 636 832 20% discount $39 RRP For you today; $31.20 signed! Plus postage