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Beauty and Redemption

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James Bond and William Morris on why beauty is important in our work and our workplaces

You Cannot Pour From an Empty Cup

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As we go into the Covid19 bounce-back phase, how Bruce Lee can help us to top-up our Resilience, Willpower and Empathy

Invictus

The poem Invictus: part of a series of short videos where I share things which have inspired me.

Rules of Behaviour and Social Distancing

Why some people won't social distance, why some people won't tell them to, and why others are outraged

Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

Useful motivation or unhelpful bullshit - how do you know?

The Motivation Equation and Self-Belief (part 1 of a series)

How to define the outcome and establish your evidence to get more Self-Belief and better Motivation at work

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Men and Organisational Politics

The three kinds of men who fall foul of small-p organisational politics. Why and what to do about it.

Adventure

How's your adventure-level? It's about feeling the rapture of being alive. Without it, we get risky and aggressive leadership.

Motivation: Towards Pleasure and Away From Pain

Here's how to discover something new about your own motivations and those of the people around you
Give some recognition today

International Recognition Day

Great leaders tell people what a difference they make. Here's how:
where is your leadership absent?

The Truant Shadow

Why some men are absent from their leadership at work and in families - and what to do about it.

Re-Thinking Male Leadership

Masculinity; it's always better to light a candle than to curse the darkness:

To Be is To Do

"To be seen you must make yourself visible; To be valuable you must do something of value..."
Get together with others to help leave your legacy

Legacy

What do you want to leave behind? And who do you need to get together with to make it happen?
Planning for uncertainties

Is There a Gap In Your Plan?

How scenarios can help your business deal with uncertainty.

Be a Team Player

Why men don't always act like team players, even when teams are what win games

Having Purpose

Life Purpose isn't given - you have to decide it for yourself