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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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Three Bullet Leadership

How leaders can set the agenda, focus attention and create momentum - in three easy bullet points

Puppy Mind

What to do if you or your team member are the kind of person who loves to get distracted or unfocused at work

Leading by Standing Back

The fireworks school of leading and delegating: light blue touch-paper AND STAND WELL BACK

Leading Comes LAST

First you listen, then you learn, then you help, and then you can LEAD

Achieving Change and Progress

Chop the wood and carry the water: use small, daily actions to achieve big things

Too much to do?

Slow is Smooth; Smooth is Fast. The 3S's of making hard work easy.

Leadership, Role-modelling and Behaviour

Leaders cannot NOT be role-models - so be the right kind

One Page Leadership

What should leaders actually *do*? ✪The whole of Leadership on one page! Free download, no sign-ups.✪

Guarantees are on Electrical Products

Is it time to take a big bet on yourself?

Intuition and Persuasion

Having the guts to persuade other people to trust your intuition

Go for it

How lucky are you feeling?

Thinking at work isn't dead - is it?

The smartest bloke I ever knew used to start work with his feet on the desk. Is that still important?