“Your beliefs become your thoughts, your thoughts become your words, your words become your actions, your actions become your habits, your habits become your values, your values become your destiny!” Mahatma Gandhi.
I am struck again and again by how poorly we understand that we view things through the lens of our own experiences, prejudices and fears. We are blissfully unaware that we’re labelling and ‘boxing’ others based on these, often unreliable, biases.
I was having a discussion with a group of delegates who had pegged humility as one of the attributes that they felt makes a colleague trustworthy and approachable. We spent some time trying to define exactly what humility was and how to engender it in others.
Staff Training were contacted by a large national company with a request for Diversity Training. We went to visit our client to ascertain what their understanding of diversity training was and what the particular problems were that they were experiencing.
Published on 12th of Jul 2017 by Debbie Engelbrecht CEO
Very often managers are fulfilling a coaching function as well as controlling the work flow in their department - apportioning tasks effectively. These two functions are, however, very different - requiring a specialised skill set.