When I conduct my Crafted Conversations with organisations I have found that one of the biggest needs amongst managers and executives is developing the art of communicating persuasively in a manner that gets people to change their minds. Whenever I have taught on presentation skills it seems as if people really engage as it answers questions that they have. Whether you are involved in presenting to large groups or just small meetings, the ability to get the message across (which is what communication is) is crucial. . - Click for more
In this this talk I discuss three leadership capabilities that successful leaders have. E.g. Great leaders are powerful and great leaders are comfortable with being powerful. Whenever a confident person comes into contact with an insecure person, the insecure person interprets confidence as arrogance. Great leaders have to understand that they might be misunderstood - Click for more.
Instrumental cohesiveness and Social cohesiveness are both important in building great teams. Instrumental cohesiveness answers the question, “Do we have synergies that cause us to win?” Social cohesiveness answers the question, “” Do we get along with each other?” Both are important. Teamwork is not just about having a nice country club feel. Teamwork is also about working together to get results. Winning teams win. - Click for more
Listen to my lesson on why many of us don't step out into our full potential. In this talk I share some principles on the psychology of failure. I discuss the reasons why people fear failure. For example; a lot of people have mis-defined failure. Who defines "fail" or "pass" for you? Another reason people fear failure is perceived rejection. We think that we might be rejected as a result of failure. Many people make the wrong association between failure and rejection - Click for more
Paul Nyamuda is an organisational psychologist with a dynamic gift of targeting real issues by providing practical solutions. Paul has a Master of Commerce (Research Psychology) degree from Rhodes University. His research focused on leadership development. Paul has worked as both a consultant and an academic for the last 15 years. His work is focused on executive coaching and leadership development from CEO level to middle management. Blue Chip companies, leading banks, NPO’s, Government departments, churches and large multinationals have benefited from his distinct brand of humour, intensity and intellectual insight. He has spoken on leadership and related issues in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, UK and the USA. Coupled with this Paul has authored four books on Leadership, namely Team leadership, Business God’s Way, Crafted Conversations and Unlocking Your Greatness. His 5th book is entitled Conversing – Building a Healthy Marriage one Conversation at a time. He has also spoken on national radio and TV on leadership issues. Professionally Paul is known as a leading Insights facilitator and uses this methodology extensively. In addition to this he is an associate lecturer at GIBS (The Gordon Institute of Business Sciences), and is also an associate for the Centre for Creative Leadership (an organisation that has been ranked in the top 5 globally for executive education). Paul is also the Senior Pastor of Go Christian Church in Centurion, and is married to Tracy who has a Master of Science degree in Pharmacy and is a lifestyle consultant. They reside in Centurion, with their three sons, Samuel, Jaedyn and Daniel
- Brilliant coach. A powerful session. Thoroughly exceeded expectations and I look forward to my future sessions with Paul.
- Paul is very informative, insightful and full of knowledge. He demonstrates good listening skills and ability to articulate with simplicity is his strength. Great value in having him being allocated as coach- is very experienced.
- Paul is very well spoken and he listens very carefully. When he speaks he demands attention. He is well read and should I say he demonstrates that he learned a lot. Paul has the right personality to make me feel comfortable. I would love to work with him again.
- Paul was an extremely effective coach. He shared many pearls of wisdom which are applicable to my personal space. Loved his demeanour and the manner in which he approached the coaching session.
- Paul is a good coach. He is not faking it, it is in him.