Recent Articles

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

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.

Can’t Keep Up?

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Feel like you can't keep up? 12 ways to simplify your leadership

How to give Moral Support and turbo-charge your leadership

I don't see people giving enough encouragement and approval at work right now. Here's why and what to do about it.

Capability – Part 2

Why you should be worried if people in your business are saying "I don't know how..." And what to do about it

Wind-up or Shine?

If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished? Image for you to download #Inspiration #Reframing #Feedback

Behavioural Choice and Change (2/2)

Nine strategies for adopting new behaviours at work. For when you need a different way of doing things:

Excellent!

New image update for you to download. Plus some brief views on striving for #excellence and how important this is

Capability – Part 1

Why teaching new skills isn’t enough by itself to make people more capable or to generate new behaviours at work

Every Time

Inspiration: 12 things to do every time if you want to go beyond your previous limits - in the form of a poem!