Posts by Toni Snelgrove

Formula for Executives for Top Performance

I have worked with quite a few executives this year who say they are experiencing symptoms of stress and anxiety: unable to focus, tired before they start the work day, worried about what could happen.  Their mojo seems ‘lost’ and they are far from enjoying Top Performance. The trouble is ‘getting more done in less time with fewer resources’ is often seen as optimal productivity.  However, it also leads to cramming things in, quick transitions and being transactional which is great, if you’re a hamster.  For nearly a decade, I was paid to get as many 6-minute chargeable units as
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Why is Being Influential Important?

Being influential is the foundation of all leadership success. Developing one’s influence potential is the first step effective leaders take to create the shifts that are necessary in an organisation to sustain long-term performance and growth. In other words, leaders need to be influential first, then influence second. Defining “influence” and “being influential” Influence has traditionally been taught as the use of an external force as a means of getting what you want. In other words, you do something and that results in someone reacting in a certain way, changing a behaviour, or a belief. This makes sense if you
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