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Thinking is more painful than electric shocks!

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Why people often don't get clear about their desired outcome or choose the best approach to take, before they act

Moral Support and Working Remotely

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The Top 4 Reasons why Leaders aren't doing enough Remote Stroking and Moral Support 

Six Things that Great Time-Management is about NOT doing

"#1 Will Surprise You!" (It won’t – that’s just my silly way of highlighting that #1 is about NOT getting distracted.)

Zooming, Storming, Norming and Performing - Teams and Video Conferencing

How Video-conferencing is impacting the way that teams perform and making us miss crucial problems

Beauty and Redemption

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

You Cannot Pour From an Empty Cup

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

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A Stake in the Game

Musings on the structural factors that help people feel ownership of their work

Are You a Leader?

How do you measure up to these contemporary definitions of leadership?

Three Leadership Lessons Inspired by Long Walk to Freedom

How do we apply the kind of strength and courage that we know is inside us, and lead other people to victory, when it's not clear at all who or what the enemy is?

Manifesto

Here's one of my personal posts which friends really seemed to like. Thought I'd share for everyone to see - a new manifesto:

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?