Recent Articles

No-one rises to low expectations

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"No-one rises to low expectations" - 6 little-known leadership tips to raise your people's performance

FOMO, FOLO and FEAR

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FOMO, FOLO and others; 20 common fears that will control your life and work if you let them

Great Minds Discuss Ideas

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Why nobody cares about your status in the monkey house of work - and neither should you

Leadership by Enablement

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The four R's of leading by enabling others: resources, reputation, resilience and range

Sweet Spot

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Getting into the "Sweet Spot" - right on top of your game, in the moment and making a difference

Solve One Problem at a Time

How to deal with intractable problems and make powerful progress without having to kill an elephant

Older Articles

Fear and Difficult Behaviour - full handout to download

The Four Directions of Fear and how they lead to difficult behaviour at work - full handout to download

We'll Deal With it

What should leaders do in times of trouble?

Time Management - Evolving

As your career and your leadership roles progress, how should your Time Management evolve to keep up?

Leadership, Power and Empowerment

What leaders should really be doing if they want to #empower people, and five coaching questions that help:

Snowplough Leadership and Volunteers

A few ideas to kick around if you lead volunteers, or just want to play with Snowplough Leadership

Leonardo da Vinci's Top 7 Tips for (not) Goal-Setting

Why there's a 50% chance that setting SMART goals won't work for you; and what to do about it

The Die Hard Guide to Getting Stuff Done

5 killer tips from Die Hard's John McClane for when you just have to be at your most #productive

Don't let your Outer Critic get out of Control

Four expert ways for leaders to ditch their Outer Critic and inspire people instead

Self-Awareness (2a)

How do you make people feel? The importance of Intention in our interactions and four key hints for leaders

Why not make a difference when you can?

How to use simple observation skills to make someone's day

Self-Awareness (1)

9 expert questions and one handy diagram for building great self-awareness

Having An Outcome Focus

Outcome Focus: My top 3 shortcuts to individual success and great team dynamics