Diversity and Inclusion for Leaders and Managers.
Much has been said and written about diversity and inclusion in the South African context. Organisations require both diversity and inclusion to be competitive and successful. They need to recognise their diverse resources and transform them into capabilities.
Workspaces and environments where people are expected to deliver and perform have changed.
There is a mix of cultures, genders, ages and abilities...Read more
Creating a Coaching Culture.
A Coaching culture is a business imperative and the fastest and most effective way to...
Increase employee engagement and productivity
Ingrain company values
Retain top talent
Build authentic relationships
Managers equipped with Coaching skills are critical to building a culture of performance and continuous improvement. It creates a climate where people learn how to give and receive feedback, stretch their thinking, challenge performance plateaus and engages people...Read more
Ego, Authenticity and Leadership.
Developing a healthy marriage between yourself and your EGO! – Becoming more of yourself in a way that is inspiring and passionate. The idea that ego and leadership are somehow linked is hardly new or astounding. Given the effort it takes most leaders to reach their positions, it is not surprising that ego plays a big part. However, while self-confidence is obviously...Read more
Lead with authentic humanity in a world of digital fakery
In our world of Pinterest perfection and Instagram #nofilter, people are under more pressure than ever, to conform to someone else’s standards of how we should look, act and feel. We are under pressure at work to chase profits, often at the expense of people. Technology that was meant to make our world smaller, is...Read more
Get the stats to do the talking.
Motivating the business case for culture changing initiatives.
Often in business we are put in a position where it is critical to get the buy-in and support from our colleagues on ideas or initiatives that will change the way we work - that will change our business culture. In spite of everything that has been written or said about the...Read more
Make the best of Corporate and Entrepreneurial Cultures.
By growing a culture of entrepreneurial thinking and taking the best of the corporate structure - we can find the best solutions to productivity, profitability and purpose.
Having been an entrepreneur for the past 12 years, and having worked primarily with corporate clients, Nicole shares with us her learning and observations on the core differences in the behaviours of...Read more
Business Agility is the new black.
Let's face it, the world is changing. Whether we are ready for it or not.
Not only do we need to change the way we run and manage our businesses, we also need to change the way we think about our products and customers.
But we can’t just “think” about doing things differently - we actually need to “do” things differently. Even...Read more
We are celebrating over a decade in business since we have opened our doors and are proud to have maintained the Symphonia principles that we endeavor to maintain throughout our organisation and maintain the highest quality of learning practices.
We are proud to announce that practitioners can now earn 4 CPD points by attending the accredited two day Flawless Consulting 1: Contracting workshop.
Symphonia Leadership Development has been approved as a CPD Training Provider for Flawless Consulting (Contracting) in the category of Leadership and Personal Credibility with the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP), the HR Learning and Quality Assurance (LQA) body in South Africa.