Training

Training

Elsabe Manning’s training courses are designed to improve your team’s communication, collaboration, productivity and customer service.

Disciplinary Hearings

We chair disciplinary hearings at very reasonable rates, and we provide our findings, in writing, within 24 hours.

Labour Consulting

We consult for companies and domestic employers alike. The Basic Conditions Of Employment Act and Labour Relations Act is applicable to all employers and employees in South Africa.

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CONFLICT SEEKERS

CONFLICT SEEKERS Do you work, live, or interact with someone who seems determined to engage you in some kind of conflict? Do you find yourself getting hooked into their drama and before you know it you are in a no-win situation? How does this happen and why? The...

TOXIC RELATIONSHIPS

TOXIC RELATIONSHIPS The ‘toxicity’ referred to in the term ‘toxic relationship’ refers to, not only the behaviours such as name-calling, physical, emotional, sexual and mental abuse, lies, stealing, etc., but it also refers to the consequences of these behaviours –...

COERCIVE CONTROL

Some forms of domestic violence include physical, verbal, emotional, financial and/or sexual abuse. Coercive control is a form of oppressive bullying using fear and isolation to control. The abuser would limit or prevent access to money and transport, their partner’s...

LOSS AND RECOVERY

When we suffer a loss we grieve the loss, and the more significant the loss the deeper and more intense we grieve. Grief causes a range of feelings from deep sadness, anger, guilt, yearning to regret. Recovery depends on your background, beliefs, and attachment to...

NEW LAW TO SEVERELY RESTRICT THE HIRING OF FOREIGN WORKERS IN SA

You will not be able to employ a foreign worker unless they have a work visa, a temporary asylum document, or permanent asylum which can take many years to obtain. The Gauteng government is going to use employment quotas (limits) on businesses as to the number of...

Job Seekers

Your CV should be very professional. No spelling mistakes. No grammar mistakes. South African spelling. Good layout. All bullet points and numbers should be in line with each other – not all over the show. Don’t say: “references available on request.” List your...

A NEW YOU

A NEW YOU It is that time of year again… We start thinking about New Year’s resolutions but we don’t really believe that we can achieve them because good things happen to other people… Take Deliberate Action The fact is that you can make your dreams come true. You...

ACTIVE LISTENING

ACTIVE LISTENING Before expressing your feelings or point of view, be willing to listen—actively—to what another person is saying. Active listening means focusing on what your conversation partner is saying before stating your own position, opinion or needs. It...

VIDEO-CALLING ETIQUETTE

Having good manners and following etiquette is important if you want to be viewed as a respectable person – even in cyberspace. It doesn’t matter who you meet with in a video call, it is important to follow the following rules: It is crucial to have good manners in...

FORGIVENESS

FORGIVENESS Take your power back from those who have hurt you. It is your birthright to be happy and to have inner peace.  You may think that you want and are justified to hate or feel intense anger toward someone who has hurt you deeply enough to create these...

AWARDS

  • Success Factory won Business Acquisition’s Business Excellence Award 2020 as the ‘Best Business Coaching Consultancy in South Africa.’
  • Success Factory won Excellence Business Acquisition’s Business Award 2019 as the ‘Best Business Coaching Consultancy – Gauteng’
  • Elsabé was selected as one of The Most Inspirational Women of South Africa of 2012 as featured in Volume 2.
  • Success Factory won The 2006 Mijima Award!
  • Winner of the  2004 GreenPepper Enterprise Award which is awarded to South African companies that  excelled in their industries, created economic growth or new job opportunities for the people of South Africa

UP THE CORPORATE LADDER:

Professionalism In The Workplace

by Elsabe Manning

A practical guide to what true professionalism and competence entails, this book guides one through all manner of business interactions, from how to conduct oneself professionally while meeting with people from other cultures to the often overlooked rules of e-etiquette. Topics include: time management, networking, self-sabotage, travel etiquette and dressing for success.

TESTIMONIALS

The course presented by Elsabe to our front-line staff who deal with customer relations issues on a daily basis was filled with insight and assisted greatly in enhancing staff attitudes and behaviour, to be more professional in the workplace. Special mention has to be made of the personal and interactive style in which the course is done, which staff not only enjoyed, but also related to very well. Standard Bank would recommend the course to any Business who wished to achieve a higher understanding of what professionalism is about, and what it is not. Perfect grounding material for an improved image for staff who deal with customers every day.

Barbara Cleary – Standard Bank

I am an executive of a listed company in Johannesburg and must admit that I was nervous and felt very vulnerable at the prospect of running a workshop like this. I knew that there were a number of issues to resolve around my leadership and that there were team members who simply tolerated me and barely spoke to each other. We needed someone we could trust to help us rebuild the strong relationships we once had so that we could start trusting each other and move forward as a team again. Elsabé is amazing. She created a safe environment for everyone to speak without fear of consequences. She helped us to rebuild the team through open communication and real collaboration so that we are once again totally commitment to each other and the organisation. We left the workshop having set team goals and objectives which are aligned to the organisation’s goals and objectives. Thank you Elsabé. We couldn’t have done it without you.

Phillipa Carr