Recent Articles

Solve One Problem at a Time

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

Fear and Difficult Behaviour - full handout to download

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

We'll Deal With it

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What should leaders do in times of trouble?

Time Management - Evolving

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

Leadership, Power and Empowerment

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

Snowplough Leadership and Volunteers

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

Older Articles

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

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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

How to Like Yourself and be Honest about your Faults at Work

5 Steps to effective behaviour change at work - the Silver Dollar Technique

You can't plough a field by turning it over in your mind

You can't plough a field by turning it over in your mind #action #decisiveness #simplicity #straightforwardness

Leading Millennials and Different Generations

The only guide you’ll ever need for managing those tricky and demanding #Millennials. #Irony 😉

Focus

FOCUS - New image update for you to download. #prioritisation #attention #target #goal #importance #focus

Decision-Making and Ketchup

Why nature wants your decision-making process to be fast and frugal and how this is a problem at work