Blog | Justin Maree Cox | Developing Leadership Skills

Don’t manage performance, support it.

I hate the way performance management is used. Supporting your team member to be at their best is not about management. I prefer performance support or check-ins which live and die by the quality of the dialogue. Here are 8 tips to support great performance support discussions. Establish a positive relationship Great performance support starts before the…

Making tough decisions: A habit worth practicing

One of the biggest roadblocks for many business leaders is making decisions and taking action. Making decisions can be difficult, fear of judgement or failure can be a strong motivator for indecisiveness. It can paralyse the best of us. Indecisiveness is really us choosing the possibility that something might be a wrong decision over the…

5 ways to reclaim your time today

Your time is limited, use it wisely. Here are 5 easy ways you can reclaim your time and make the most of what you have. First Five Minutes STOP - do not open your email it's a sure way to get caught in the proverbial rabbit hole before the day has even got going. Take…

Why you should break up with your to-do-lists?

It’s Monday morning, the sun is shining and you’re feeling optimistic about the week. You’ve got a brand new piece of paper, your best pen and you start your to-do list. You are scribbling madly, it’s a long, long list then you notice an email comes in. It’s a customer query that needs your attention,…

5 Key Habits for SME Leaders

VALUE YOUR TIME - Your time is a limited resource, 1440 minutes in every day is all you get and you have lots competing for those precious minutes. Valuing your time is really about being mindful of the choices you make on how you use that time, and having a simple routine that enables you to…

The most important question in business!

Being successful in business comes down to the key decisions you make. What I have found, through personal experience and working with my clients, is that great decisions start with asking the right questions. Questions challenge our thinking, spark curiosity, create new ideas, fuel conversation and can motivate us to move forward. So what is…