Recent Articles

Persist and Prevail

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How to tell if you'll rise to a challenge - and three simple ways to do so

Self-Awareness - A Primer

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Self-awareness is the best start for leadership development. But how do you get that? What should you look for; and how?

What Time-type Are You?

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How to use your brain's view of time to understand and develop yourself at work - The Ultimate Guide

Thanks

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How to lead like a boss in five minutes

Ring my Bell

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If you want to inspire others, you'd better wake-up and hear what you need to hear

How far can you ask people to go?

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How far can you ask people to go at work - balancing Ambition and Reality

Older 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, FOLS and FEAR

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

Great Minds Discuss Ideas

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

Leadership by Enablement

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

Sweet Spot

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

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