Dr. Frances Penafort
Dr. Frances Penafort is currently the Director of GPS for Professional PLT. Her coaching philosophy is to partner with leaders in their transformation journey so they can show-case their better-version! She specialises in being a catalyst of transformation to all her coaching clients and supports leaders to evoke the resourceful energy of their team to achieve their stretched targets.
Panacea for Challenges Faced by a Female Leader in Malaysia
By Dr. Frances Penafort. Have you ever been told that you will not be successful in executing or taking on a new role because you are woman? Dr. Frances faced just that. Read here as she reveals her panacea that she used to sustain as an Indian woman, owning and running a business in Malaysia.
A Fine Balance Between A Task Leader And A People Leader
BY Dr. Frances Penafort. How can your thrive in being a good team leader in your organisation, with balanced focus on tasks and on your people? Discover two strategies in this article you can use to be a people-focused task leader.
Difficult Leaders - How Do We Manage Them?
By Dr. Frances Penafort. What is the science behind specific human behaviour such as being a difficult person or leader? The author in this article explains the transactional analysis theory - a theory that explains human behaviour.
Leaders – Are We Crucibles Of Truth?
Unlocking The Power In Teams
Employees want to be acknowledged. They want to be seen and heard. Does the lack of recognition affect employee motivation? Be enlightened with this piece.
How to Have Hard Conversations with Staff
By DR FRANCES PENAFORT Leaders want to focus on chasing their performance targets by getting things done on their own without the errant staff. These commonly used strategies have a common theme: that these leaders are reluctant to have hard conversations with their staff.
Leadership – Shifting from the ‘Heroic’ Leader to the ‘Partner’ Leader
By DR FRANCES PENAFORT A shift from the ‘heroic’ leader needs to happen. Leaders who gravitate towards the ‘partner’ leader adopt a new mindset around building a culture within their team where mistakes are not seen as a failure, rather as sources of growth.