A Leaders Time for a Pit Stop?

In this manic business world we choose to live in there is a cost and consequences to the machismo. Having untaken holiday to “carry over to next year” is worn as a badge of pride. You foolishly believe others will buy your lie that “I am so...

Happiness, Success or Both? You Choose

Success can be defined as ” getting what you want”, while happiness is defined as “wanting what you already have”. Do you really appreciate what you already have? As an over-anxious over-achiever, I know I have frequently been guilty of not...

Are You an Imperfect Leader?

The search for perfection is a sad, lonely and frustrating road to take. As Winston Churchill said “perfection spells paralysis!” How about accepting that we are not perfect leaders? I know I am not. Then people can see both your humanity and humility and...

Swallowing Frogs

“if you have to swallow a frog, then don’t look at it for too long!” The saying relates to tackling your daily priorities (frogs). Deal with the biggest frog first and swallow it. You will end up feeling so much better and becoming a more effective...

What is Your Leadership Shadow?

As a leader you are under observation 90% of the time. It’s hard to fake it consistently for such lengthy periods of time. That doesn’t stop many charlatans from trying! It is far easier to be authentically yourself and remember people absorb HOW you are...