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Author Archives: Peter Mayes

Peter Mayes has been involved with managers and leaders over the last 30 years where change was imperative to survive and thrive. He works extensively with organisations at a senior, individual and team level to create environments, cultures and working practices that enable successful leadership and employee engagement to thrive alongside other change strategies.

Coaching and Mentoring: What’s the Difference?

We now have executive coaches, leadership coaches, agile coaches, provocative coaches, business coaches, life coaches, as well as fitness and mindfulness coaches, and even in-house coaches. Are we coached out?  (more…)

Engaging Leadership: A Shift in How Managers and Leaders Work with Their People

You may well have heard managers say words to this effect: “It’s impossible to get these people motivated. What’s up with them? Don’t they get it we’re all in it together?” The answer depends on your perspective, your needs, your requirements, your values and drive. In the past year, turmoil has become even more common, the plates are heavier and even more difficult to spin; the easy option would be to opt-out – to do nothing.  (more…)

Employee Engagement: Organisational Brain Washing or Enlightenment?

Over the years there have been many slogans, trends and life boats for organisations and some of them have even worked, but given the overall failure rate of most quality improvement, continuous improvement and company initiatives, a lot has been said and not much done.  (more…)

How a Flexible Approach Ensures Your Employee Engagement Programme is Truly Engaging

How can a flexible approach ensure your employee engagement programme is truly engaging? Employers want well motivated, creative, learning and flexible employees; employees want a workplace that uses their skills, recognises them as human beings, enables them to succeed at work and have a great life.  (more…)