Sue's Blog

Blog URL:http://www.dwanandassociates.com/nucleus/index.php?blogid=1
Blog Tags:management, management training, business tips, management tips, coaching, coaching tips
Country:New Zealand
Location:Christchurch

Sue Dwan is a Personal Management Trainer and Professional Certified Coach. Her blog talks about a range of management and business issues; good business and management practices; and offers coaching tips for people responsible for coaching their staff.



Latest Blog Posts



When I did my MBA years ago, servant leadership was mentioned in the list of known management styles. The idea that CEOs and senior managers would adopt this style was news to me, given the many different places I’d worked in across a number of...

In the weeks approaching the end of the year, there’s often pressure to get everything done to clear the decks for the New Year ahead. What may be forgotten in the rush is fully acknowledging all staff’s efforts throughout the year. Spe...

While formal supervision is provided to social workers working across the different sectors, including social services and health, there is an unmet need for managers and team leaders, to access the same support. While it is expected managers and tea...

Women’s Suffrage Day 19/08/2018 in Aotearoa/New Zealand acknowledged and celebrated 125 years ago it was the first country in the world to enable women to vote. A few weeks earlier on 26/08/18, it was Women’s Equality Day. While many p...

Daniel Kahneman’s book ‘Thinking, Fast and Slow’ has been out for a number of years now, and its messages are still important today, in our busy working lives. He says we have two modes of thinking: system 1 – a fast automatic...

Margaret Morrell has spent 20 years providing reflective supervision training in the health and social services sector, and written 5 guides on the topic. Each guide book is comprehensive and easy to read and follow.  They’re a valuable resour...

I’ve enjoyed participating in the World Business Executive Coaches pre-Summit (WBECS) webinars over recent weeks. WBECS offer the pre-Summit sessions free of charge, while their comprehensive Summit course is fee-paying. This  programme is c...