Leaders Are Willing To Work On Themselves

Leaders spend much of their time directing their attention outwards. Well, that makes sense, doesn’t it? Leaders are employed to get things done. They have tasks that need doing, people who need managing, and goals to achieve. And they need to be available to people…

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There are 3 i’s in leadership

Leadership, like any skill, requires mastery. It relies heavily on continuous self improvement. Great leaders spend time reflecting on the way they impact others; they are self aware and know how to convey their message so that it is heard and acted upon – and…

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Decoding the wiring of males and females

Organisations are being pressured to put men and women together in teams. It’s a great idea the issue is we seem to be oblivious to the impact of our differences I think it’s the main reason this great idea has not got much traction. I…

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Taking The Blinkers Off

“Jerry, just remember it’s not a lie if you believe it” George Constanza Not many of us are as deliberately flexible with the truth as Seinfeld’s George Constanza but we’re all guilty of lying to ourselves to some degree. From the battered wife who refuses…

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Start With “Why”

What Is Your “Why”? Inspiration. It’s an intangible concept but according to the renowned author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek, it’s the key to exceptional and lasting success. In his breakout book Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, Simon demonstrates…

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Inoculation Conversations

Inoculation – the pathway to powerful conversations Do Elvis’ words of wisdom sum up office politics for you?  Do you need to confront difficult issues with your colleagues but struggle with expressing truths that need to be told.  The ability to provide effective feedback is…

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Spaghetti – Understanding Upset

Christmas really is my favourite time of year. It’s the one time of year when we generally all get together as a family and in particular I just love spending time with my children, their partners and friends, reminiscing about their childhood and the many…

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