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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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You are amazing

When you get to really see people for who they are, their light and their dark, they are truly inspiring!

(re)Invention

Never be afraid to reinvent your business

Paradoxes

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Courage follows fear - and four other important things that happen the wrong way around

Leading from the Light Side

One change that makes all the difference to your leadership, management and personal fulfilment

Seven Essential Leadership Tools

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Visual thinkers will love this. My seven essential leadership tools; but can you name all seven from the images alone?

Assumptions Afternoon

The assumptions and the mind-reading are still rampant at work. Co-designing is the answer - if you're brave enough

Motivation for Leaders

Why my favourite go-to motivational quote still has three fatal flaws; and what leaders should do about them:

More on Outcome Focus

Is this the most powerful question you can ever ask?

Self-Awareness (2b): Impact and Results

In your interactions with other people, do you always get the result you'd intended?

The Supportive Boss

Leaders: 7 things your struggling employee needs to hear you say

If you put down that hammer, I promise I won’t shout

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If you’re stuck in one typical way of doing things or only have one way of looking at things, how do you change?

Un-F*** Your People's Minds to Help Them Change

If your business needs to make changes, first you need to Un-F*** your people's minds - here's why and how.