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7 Causes for Job Dissatisfaction and How to Avoid Them

As an executive coach I am in the fortunate position of knowing what most people find challenging in their role and the people they manage.I have put together a list of reasons that most people become dissatisfied with their jobs.It is estimated that 60% of all management problems are the result of faulty…See More
12 hours ago
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

7 Causes for Job Dissatisfaction and How to Avoid Them

As an executive coach I am in the fortunate position of knowing what most people find challenging in their role and the people they manage.I have put together a list of reasons that most people become dissatisfied with their jobs.It is estimated that 60% of all management problems are the result of faulty…See More
yesterday
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

Personality Profile Clarity 4D

We’ve been long time fans of profiling tools and use them almost every day in our business. Our primary tool is the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), but we’re always keen to learn about other tools that can be of value to our clients. We recently became accredited in Clarity 4D and want to share some of what we learned here (you can also listen to us talk about it …See More
Tuesday
Katie McLean liked Jan Terkelsen's blog post How to Prepare and Conduct a Difficult Conversation as a Manager
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Jun 16
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

How to Prepare and Conduct a Difficult Conversation as a Manager

For most of us, the idea of having a difficult conversation makes our heart race a little (or a lot). People leaders have an extra layer of difficulty because, in most cases, these are conversations that can’t be avoided.Let’s face it, it’s part of the job and something that has to be done. In fact, if you aren’t having difficult conversations on an almost daily basis, you probably aren’t doing your job to the best of your ability, and nor are you serving your stakeholders as well as you could…See More
Jun 13
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

How to Prepare and Conduct a Difficult Conversation as a Manager

For most of us, the idea of having a difficult conversation makes our heart race a little (or a lot). People leaders have an extra layer of difficulty because, in most cases, these are conversations that can’t be avoided.Let’s face it, it’s part of the job and something that has to be done. In fact, if you aren’t having difficult conversations on an almost daily basis, you probably aren’t doing your job to the best of your ability, and nor are you serving your stakeholders as well as you could…See More
Jun 12
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

10 Tips To Invigorate Your Career In Your Organisation

In a recent post we covered 4 Simple Steps to Create a High Performing Career. Today we’re upping the ante with 10 more, but these are focussed specifically on ramping things up within the organisation that you are currently in.When you’ve been with the same organisation for while things can appear a little stagnant. You may find you are passed over for jobs or opportunities that come up.…See More
Jun 8
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

10 Tips To Invigorate Your Career In Your Organisation

In a recent post we covered 4 Simple Steps to Create a High Performing Career. Today we’re upping the ante with 10 more, but these are focussed specifically on ramping things up within the organisation that you are currently in.When you’ve been with the same organisation for while things can appear a little stagnant. You may find you are passed over for jobs or opportunities that come up.…See More
Jun 8
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

Top 3 Tips for Extroverted People Leaders

Extroverted managers are in their element when it comes to management and leadership. Not necessarily because they are better at it than introverts but because extroverts are people people. They are energised by the group dynamic and develop their ideas by bouncing them off others.In an earlier blog post and …See More
Jun 5
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

Top 3 Tips for Extroverted People Leaders

Extroverted managers are in their element when it comes to management and leadership. Not necessarily because they are better at it than introverts but because extroverts are people people. They are energised by the group dynamic and develop their ideas by bouncing them off others.In an earlier blog post and …See More
Jun 2
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

Collaboration and Influencing Using the SCARF Model

When we are young, we learn things like manners, social cues and social values and incorporate them into our daily actions to the point that we don’t even think about them. How useful would it be to have a collaboration and influencing framework, a tool to improve your social awareness…See More
May 31
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

Collaboration and Influencing Using the SCARF Model

When we are young, we learn things like manners, social cues and social values and incorporate them into our daily actions to the point that we don’t even think about them. How useful would it be to have a collaboration and influencing framework, a tool to improve your social awareness…See More
May 30
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

Top 3 tips for introverted people leaders

If you’re an introverted manager, chances are that you will occasionally find your preference for introversion is challenged by your role as a people leader. That’s not to say that introverts don’t make good managers or leaders. It just means that sometimes there’s a need to take on extroverted behaviour in order to be effective.To clarify. That doesn’t mean you have to ‘be’ an extrovert, just that it helps to take on extroverted behaviours.A primer on introversionLet’s first clarify what we…See More
May 26
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

Top 3 tips for introverted people leaders

If you’re an introverted manager, chances are that you will occasionally find your preference for introversion is challenged by your role as a people leader. That’s not to say that introverts don’t make good managers or leaders. It just means that sometimes there’s a need to take on extroverted behaviour in order to be effective.To clarify. That doesn’t mean you have to ‘be’ an extrovert, just that it helps to take on extroverted behaviours.A primer on introversionLet’s first clarify what we…See More
May 25
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

Help Your Team GROW With This Framework For Conversations

As a manager or people leader, you have several conversations with team members each day. These will often have a coaching or advisory element to them. Some may even be about performance management. And some conversations may in the form of emails or written memos.In any of these cases, using a model or framework…See More
May 24

Profile Information

What would you like to share about yourself?
Jan Terkelsen has been an executive coach, consultant and facilitator in corporate Australia for more than 18 years and understands what it takes to create sustainable change in one’s life.

Jan is an experienced personality profiler and behavioral change specialist, who has a deep interest and track record in assisting people with a preference for introversion. Jan works with clients to leverage this thinking style to create opportunities and openings in their life. Personality impacts decisions, communication and relationships, and Jan shows clients how they can use their thinking preferences to support career aspirations, influence others and have a meaningful work life.

Combining her knowledge of personality and physical wellbeing through her experience as a fitness professional, she understands the link between physical, mental and emotional energies. Once you understand your main drivers and limiting beliefs you can create constructive behaviours that “stick”.

Leaders today are dealing with high change, volatile, ambiguous environments, therefore having a robust and effective decision making process is key to moving forward effectively. Jan works with clients to craft and implement a distinct process that is usable and effective, even drilling down to the number of options each individual needs to generate, and key questions to ask to unlock the best options.
How many employees in your company?
1-49
What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
Learning and Development, Change management and Leadership
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking, Referrals between friends, Very targeted/niche, Invitation only

Jan Terkelsen's Blog

7 Causes for Job Dissatisfaction and How to Avoid Them

Posted on June 22, 2017 at 15:42 0 Comments

As an executive coach I am in the fortunate position of knowing what most people find challenging in their role and the people they manage.

I have put together a list…

Continue

Personality Profile Clarity 4D

Posted on June 20, 2017 at 17:07 0 Comments

We’ve been long time fans of profiling tools and use them almost every day in our business. Our primary tool is the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), but we’re always keen to learn about other tools that can be of value to our clients. We recently became accredited in Clarity 4D and want to share some of what we learned here…

Continue

How to Prepare and Conduct a Difficult Conversation as a Manager

Posted on June 12, 2017 at 10:41 0 Comments

For most of us, the idea of having a difficult conversation makes our heart race a little (or a lot). People leaders have an extra layer of difficulty because, in most cases, these are conversations that can’t be avoided.

Let’s face it, it’s part of the job and something that has to be done. In fact, if you aren’t having difficult conversations on an almost daily basis, you probably aren’t doing your job to the best of your…

Continue

10 Tips To Invigorate Your Career In Your Organisation

Posted on June 8, 2017 at 12:14 0 Comments

In a recent post we covered 4 Simple Steps to Create a High Performing Career. Today we’re upping the ante with 10 more, but these are focussed specifically on ramping things up within the organisation that you are currently in.

When you’ve been with the same organisation for while things can appear a little stagnant. You…

Continue

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