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Six warning signs that your leadership is dangerously boring!

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If pressure to deliver has made you a boring leader, don't turn staff and clients into zombies too! Six warning signs to look out for; and what to do about them.

Quite possibly my all-time *favourite*

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My favourite coaching question: What kind of person are you - at your *absolute* best?

Which Team are YOU on?

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Managers and Leaders should be a teammate at work on the RIGHT team - and not confuse Leadership with Team Membership

Self-Accountability not Self-Criticism

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Four simple questions to develop more self-accountability and avoid falling into the trap of self-criticism

Asking in the Right Way

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Creative step-by-step ways for Leaders to successfully ask people to do stuff without hitting a problem.

Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way!

Your only 3 choices for when something important needs doing

Older Articles

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?

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?