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Move from Surviving to Thriving with a Transformational Coach

Move from Surviving to Thriving with a Transformational Coach Today, achieving a healthy work-life balance can feel like a constant uphill battle. Professionals at all levels are juggling demanding schedules, competing priorities, and the ever-present pressure to perform. This relentless pursuit of productivity can often lead to burnout, decreased well-being, and strained relationships.

Today, achieving a healthy work-life balance can feel like a constant uphill battle. Professionals at all levels are juggling demanding schedules, competing priorities, and the ever-present pressure to perform. This relentless pursuit of productivity can often lead to burnout, decreased well-being, and strained relationships. The good news? You don’t have to go it alone. Transformational Coaches at Cycan offer a powerful solution: working smarter, not longer […]

Experience is Power: Conquering Your Interview Fears as a Senior Leader

The interview landscape can feel different for seasoned professionals later in their careers.

The interview landscape can feel different for seasoned professionals later in their careers. While your experience is a tremendous asset, it’s natural to have concerns. Here are the top 4 concerns senior professionals have, along with strategies to tackle them head-on and master your next interview: Staying Relevant: Highlighting Enduring Value The Concern: You might feel […]

South Africa’s Business Landscape: Thriving on Change and Opportunity

South African CEOs are demonstrating cautious optimism as they navigate a rapidly evolving business environment

South African CEOs are demonstrating cautious optimism as they navigate a rapidly evolving business environment. PwC’s 27th Annual Global CEO Survey reveals a strategic shift towards leveraging opportunities presented by technological advancements, sustainability practices, and a climate-conscious approach. This forward-thinking strategy positions South African businesses for significant growth and resilience in the coming years. While acknowledging challenges like […]

Feeling Drained at Work? Reignite Your Passion!

Feeling Drained at Work? Reignite Your Passion!

Are you feeling tired and unmotivated at work? It is the beginning of the year, you should still be relaxed, right? You’re not alone. Many people experience burnout, but it doesn’t have to hold you back. At Cycan, we help leaders and teams rediscover their spark and achieve more fulfilling careers. From Burnout to Brilliances […]

Underperformance on the Horizon: How Leaders Can Navigate with Empathy

Underperformance on the Horizon: How Leaders Can Navigate with Empathy

In the world of high-flying executives, performance is paramount. Yet, even the most carefully curated teams can encounter underperformance, a drag on productivity and morale. When faced with this challenge, leadership styles come under scrutiny. In the case of Cycan, a company known for its professional and positive approach, navigating such situations requires careful consideration. […]

Managing and measuring work

Managing and measuring work

Let’s start with a story to set the scene around managing and measuring work. Just because you have over 50 flavours of jelly beans does not mean you should have over 50 types of performance measurement. You cannot move your company forward and retain a happy, productive workforce if you cannot give them clear, actionable […]

Driving for Results

Driving for Results

An example of driving for results is Ellen MacArthur. She grew up wanting to sail. Her dream was to voyage around the world, non-stop and on her own. It was clear that she was determined from a young age. For three years, she saved up her school lunch money to buy her first boat. At […]

Winning at Negotiating

Winning at Negotiating

Types of Negotiation When negotiating, the ideal aim is to achieve a ‘win-win’ deal for both parties. That way, everybody feels like their needs are being met by the end of the bargaining process. There will be times, however, when the win-win approach to negotiating will not be a priority. If you intend to avoid […]

The Art of Approachability

The Art of Approachability

Let me tell you a fascinating story about approachability. Dr. Wendy Levinson, a researcher, listened to lots of talks between doctors and patients. She discovered something intriguing: Half of the doctors had never been sued, while the rest had been sued twice. Surprisingly, their skills and the info they shared were similar. Curious to find […]