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10 questions for a team building workshop

10 questions that a team building workshop, including relevant team activities, facilitated by a motivational speaker will answer to help your team develop a mind for teamwork How high has the bar been set for teamwork? Do all members know and agree the benefits of teamwork? Do they know the strategy with the main and [...]

By |2018-09-11T17:18:44+02:00September 11th, 2018|Team Building|

Is your motivational speaker an example of good leadership?

When searching for the best motivational speakers, find one who has a mind for leadership and can teach leaders to develop a mind for leadership. A mind for leadership I recall the euphoria and optimism in South Africa during the Nelson Mandela presidential era. Most South Africans expressed pride and the country was set for [...]

By |2018-08-08T09:11:03+02:00August 8th, 2018|Leadership, Motivational speakers|

Is your motivational speaker a good example of teamwork and facilitating team building?

When searching for the best motivational speakers, find one who has a mind for teamwork, who can teach teamwork and facilitate team building programmes. A mind for teamwork When I present team-building programmes, I ask audience members to rank their organisation’s greatest assets. They invariably place staff and teamwork near the top of their list. [...]

By |2018-08-07T21:50:51+02:00August 7th, 2018|Team Building, Teamwork|

The best motivational speakers help clients manage VUCA

(Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) When searching for the best motivational speakers, find one who can teach Mental Toughness to manage VUCA A definition of mental toughness Mental toughness as the ability to manage your mind so that it directs your energy to the right place, at the right time, for the right reason. Now you can give your [...]

By |2018-07-03T08:20:37+02:00July 3rd, 2018|Mental Toughness|

Best Motivational Speakers South Africa – What do you look for?

When you are searching for the best motivational speakers in South Africa, what do you look for? What do you want them to achieve? In my experience the top ten objectives my clients look for in the best motivational speakers are: Value added presentation or workshop for their event in line with the organization’s [...]

By |2018-10-02T10:54:21+02:00June 6th, 2018|Motivational speakers|

The purpose of hiring a conference facilitator

A facilitator needs to be acceptable to all factions in a group. They need an active open-mindedness. Simple facilitation may involve ensuring that the group keeps to agenda items and the outcome of the session is achieved. In addition facilitation requires helping a group in a conversation exchange. Organizing break away groups and electing [...]

By |2018-06-04T08:42:43+02:00May 29th, 2018|Dr Steve Harris, Facilitation|

What is a Motivational Speaker

THE SPEAKER AS A CATALYST FOR CHANGE – DR. STEVE HARRIS Be aware that motivational speakers are cast in a variety of roles. These include: erudite sages, oracles with accurate forecasts, experts with the ability to entertain or shock, who can instil confidence or fear and galvanize a coalition. The [...]

Team building that helps the group work towards a shared vision

It is difficult, but not impossible, to provide a team building session if you have not actually built teams with diverse people. Clearly, there is a theoretical component and a systematic approach that will result in improved team work. But providing improved teamwork is a product that is better delivered by someone that has [...]

By |2018-06-04T08:42:26+02:00May 18th, 2018|Dr Steve Harris, Team Building|