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Changing Behaviour: How To Effectively Manage Difficult Personalities In Your Team

In this post, we explore an issue that one of our podcast listeners is facing, but it’s a common problem in any high-performing team: dealing with difficult people.Hands up, do you have a difficult colleague or somebody in your team that could be considered difficult?In the case of our podcast listener, they felt their colleague has high IQ but very low EQ. So we’re going to give you a few ideas on how you might deal with someone who, in your eyes, has a difficult personality. …See More
Jul 12
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

Changing Behaviour: How To Effectively Manage Difficult Personalities In Your Team

In this post, we explore an issue that one of our podcast listeners is facing, but it’s a common problem in any high-performing team: dealing with difficult people.Hands up, do you have a difficult colleague or somebody in your team that could be considered difficult?In the case of our podcast listener, they felt their colleague has high IQ but very low EQ. So we’re going to give you a few ideas on how you might deal with someone who, in your eyes, has a difficult personality. …See More
Jul 12
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

Identifying Your Key Stakeholders: Why Every People Leader Should Do It

We have been getting a lot of feedback from leaders who feel they don’t have a good relationship with their stakeholders. So we’re taking a look at a few strategies and approaches that can help you improve your relationships for better business success. Listen here or continue reading below.Who are your stakeholders?First things first, let’s look at the definition of a stakeholder,…See More
Jul 4
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

Identifying Your Key Stakeholders: Why Every People Leader Should Do It

We have been getting a lot of feedback from leaders who feel they don’t have a good relationship with their stakeholders. So we’re taking a look at a few strategies and approaches that can help you improve your relationships for better business success. Listen here or continue reading below.Who are your stakeholders?First things first, let’s look at the definition of a stakeholder,…See More
Jul 4
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

Myers-Briggs In Depth: Revealing Your Inner Introvert And Extrovert

When we do our Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) workshops with people, we’re often asked how team members can be the same type but be so different in so many areas, and vice versa.Not everything can be explained using the Myers-Briggs framework, but the answer is: they may have a different MBTI Step II result. There’s a lot of depth to the MBTi and that’s what we love about it.A lot of our people in our…See More
Apr 5
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

Myers-Briggs In Depth: Revealing Your Inner Introvert And Extrovert

When we do our Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) workshops with people, we’re often asked how team members can be the same type but be so different in so many areas, and vice versa.Not everything can be explained using the Myers-Briggs framework, but the answer is: they may have a different MBTI Step II result. There’s a lot of depth to the MBTi and that’s what we love about it.A lot of our people in our…See More
Apr 4
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

What Makes A Good People Leader? These Are The Top 3 Skills

Do you have what it takes to be a good people leader? We’ve thought long and hard about what makes good leadership. We’ve narrowed it down to what we believe are the top three skills based on our experience working with people leaders over the years.The top three skills are feedback, coaching and delegation. With the changing environment of how we are managing teams now, we absolutely need these skills. Whether you're managing a virtual team or managing a team face-to-face, we believe these are…See More
Feb 19
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

What Makes A Good People Leader? These Are The Top 3 Skills

Do you have what it takes to be a good people leader? We’ve thought long and hard about what makes good leadership. We’ve narrowed it down to what we believe are the top three skills based on our experience working with people leaders over the years.The top three skills are feedback, coaching and delegation. With the changing environment of how we are managing teams now, we absolutely need these skills. Whether you're managing a virtual team or managing a team face-to-face, we believe these are…See More
Feb 18
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

Delegate Your Way To Better Leadership

Today’s topic of choice is one we have found people leaders really struggle with, and can really open up so many opportunities for them: delegation.In coaching or workshops, we often hear managers say, "Yes, but I'm so busy, surely I can't push any more work down on to the people that report to me." Our answer is simply, “Ask, you might be surprised by the response”.If it's the right kind of work and is something your team is interested in or think it may help with their growth and development,…See More
Jan 22
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

Insights From 2018: The Top 5 Strategies Of Effective People Leaders

As the year draws to a close, we’re reflecting on the strategies and habits of the most effective managers and people leaders we have come across.We’ve worked with hundreds of people over the last year, so we’ve gathered a lot of insights into the most effective management and leadership skills in action. Today we’re going to share these  with you so you can be the best people leader.…See More
Jan 18
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

Delegate Your Way To Better Leadership

Today’s topic of choice is one we have found people leaders really struggle with, and can really open up so many opportunities for them: delegation.In coaching or workshops, we often hear managers say, "Yes, but I'm so busy, surely I can't push any more work down on to the people that report to me." Our answer is simply, “Ask, you might be surprised by the response”.If it's the right kind of work and is something your team is interested in or think it may help with their growth and development,…See More
Jan 9
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

Insights From 2018: The Top 5 Strategies Of Effective People Leaders

As the year draws to a close, we’re reflecting on the strategies and habits of the most effective managers and people leaders we have come across.We’ve worked with hundreds of people over the last year, so we’ve gathered a lot of insights into the most effective management and leadership skills in action. Today we’re going to share these  with you so you can be the best people leader.…See More
Jan 4
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

Perfectionism vs People Leading: Is It Good Or Bad For Your Career?

For some, being a perfectionist is seen as a good thing. For others, it’s a bad trait to have. We all have some understanding of what it means to be a perfectionist, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. So today we’re chatting about what perfectionism actually means, based on the research of Human Synergistics, which has been going on for around 40 years.Perfectionism is on our radar because we’re seeing a lot of it when it comes to people management and the impact it has on those with a…See More
Dec 4, 2018
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

Perfectionism vs People Leading: Is It Good Or Bad For Your Career?

For some, being a perfectionist is seen as a good thing. For others, it’s a bad trait to have. We all have some understanding of what it means to be a perfectionist, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. So today we’re chatting about what perfectionism actually means, based on the research of Human Synergistics, which has been going on for around 40 years.Perfectionism is on our radar because we’re seeing a lot of it when it comes to people management and the impact it has on those with a…See More
Dec 3, 2018
A blog post by Jan Terkelsen was featured

The Enneagram – Discover The Core Values Of Your Team

We’re big believers in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and its benefits for the corporate world. But there’s another personality system we like to use, the Enneagram. We’ve been using it for over 20 years now, but for whatever reason, it doesn't have the widespread interest in corporate Australia that it probably should have. Use it to delve into the strengths and weaknesses of your team and it will quickly become your most…See More
Nov 22, 2018
Jan Terkelsen posted a blog post

The Enneagram – Discover The Core Values Of Your Team

We’re big believers in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and its benefits for the corporate world. But there’s another personality system we like to use, the Enneagram. We’ve been using it for over 20 years now, but for whatever reason, it doesn't have the widespread interest in corporate Australia that it probably should have. Use it to delve into the strengths and weaknesses of your team and it will quickly become your most…See More
Nov 20, 2018

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

Changing Behaviour: How To Effectively Manage Difficult Personalities In Your Team

Posted on July 12, 2019 at 11:15 0 Comments

In this post, we explore an issue that one of our podcast listeners is facing, but it’s a common problem in any high-performing team: dealing with difficult people.

Hands up, do you have a difficult colleague or somebody in your team that could be considered difficult?

In the case of our podcast listener, they felt their colleague has high IQ but very low EQ. So we’re going to give you a few ideas on how you might…

Continue

Identifying Your Key Stakeholders: Why Every People Leader Should Do It

Posted on July 4, 2019 at 14:30 0 Comments

We have been getting a lot of feedback from leaders who feel they don’t have a good relationship with their stakeholders. So we’re taking a look at a few strategies and approaches that can help you improve your relationships for better business success. 

Listen here or continue reading below.…
Continue

Myers-Briggs In Depth: Revealing Your Inner Introvert And Extrovert

Posted on April 4, 2019 at 17:15 0 Comments

When we do our Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) workshops with people, we’re often asked how team members can be the same type but be so different in so many areas, and vice versa.

Not everything can be explained using the Myers-Briggs framework, but the…

Continue

What Makes A Good People Leader? These Are The Top 3 Skills

Posted on February 18, 2019 at 10:56 0 Comments

Do you have what it takes to be a good people leader? We’ve thought long and hard about what makes good leadership. We’ve narrowed it down to what we believe are the top three skills based on our experience working with people leaders over the years.

The top three skills are feedback, coaching and delegation. With the changing environment of how we are managing teams now, we absolutely need these skills. Whether you're…

Continue

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