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Episode 53

Dianne Sharp - Leadership in tough times

As our attention begins to turn from 'Crisis' to 'Recovery' management it is important that you begin to consider how investing in human capital and learning from your people will future-proof your business.

Dianne Sharp, from DKS Straightforward and The Leadership Academy, shares her knowledge and experience from over 30 years in and managing SME businesses across a range of sectors.

After a successful year as Regional Director for the CBI, advocating for businesses across the North East locally, nationally and internationally, Dianne Sharp established DKS Straightforward Ltd in 2015.?

Dianne is an experienced management consultant and executive coach to SMEs as well as a member of the PSA (Professional Speaker’s Association). The business specialises in unlocking the potential of human capital. Specialising in leadership, talent management, strategy and innovation.

With a passion to improve the quality of businesses in the region and a core value to help the North East’s economy one leader at a time, DKS Straightforward helps businesses to look at its people, processes, finance and strategy to promote innovation and growth.

During the session Dianne will share with you:

  • The key principles when it comes to leadership
  • Your organisation building blocks to success
  • What's your DISC style?
  • Work effectively with other DISC styles in your team