Author: Jonathan Bowman-Perks
Global Leadership Coach to: Chairman, CEOs & Executive Boards.
Top 2% of Global Podcasters, Leadership Mentor & Team CoachJonathan thrives supporting early growth businesses and Tech Companies; focussing on personal behaviour and future business results. You will gain a high return on investing in your own and your team’s development. His vocation has been shaped by his Father’s heroic leadership role modelling and his untimely death, as a British Royal Navy fast jet Pilot. Jonathan’s life calling is to inspire you and your team to: find and live your “True North”, unlock your potential and make a difference via your business.Leaders say they experience 3 specific benefits from working with Jonathan: they find greater meaning and purpose for themselves and those they lead, they learn to encourage independent, finest thinking and innovation - leading to faster, sustainable business results. Jonathan is a Master Certified Coach (MCC), Virtual Team Facilitator, motivational speaker, philanthropist, pragmatic philosopher and author. As top 2% Globally ranked Podcaster and Key Person of Influence (KPI) he focuses on current and aspiring CEOs, senior executives and their teams in every possible sector. No challenge is too hard.
From our pocket book of top tips for inspiring leaders, Tip 19 – Step up to add real value get off the dance floor onto the balcony.
Situation: “Dance Floor Daniel”
Daniel had worked virtually every level from shop floor to senior executive role and considered himself a man of the people. He bragged that he knew about everything going on in his organisation and every level and...
From our pocket book of top tips for inspiring leaders, Tip 77 – Invest in your emotional bank accounts
“Transactional Trevor” who only dealt with people when he needed something from them. He always came from the point of view of “what was in it for me?” Very Transactional. The rest the time he tended to ignore them and indeed sometimes he was quite disdainful...
The pocket book of Top Tips for Inspiring Leaders – picking out Tip 76
A Client – lets call him “Arrogant Andy” believed that he was always Right.
If he wanted your opinion he would give it to you!
This massively eroded trust with the stakeholders have worked with him, irritated them and alienate them. He was either unaware of this or really didn’t care what other people...
The RAF have led the way for their 100 year history.
Challenging orthodoxy, encouraging creativity and cutting through bureaucracy have been a key part of their history.
Now they seek ways to keep the innovation and motivation in the era of big data AI and swarming drones.
This short two minute video was when I gave a talk at RAF Halton to the chief of the air staff CAS and their top group captains.
2021 – Dawn of Hope for A Better Year Part 2 – In the Bleak Mid WinterResilience for a Long recession. Also be prepared that the recession will last some years. Look at the great depression of 1929 it only ended in 1939 because of the Second World War. We don’t want another war. In some ways we already have open cyber warfare it’s just taken a different format. But this...
So having learnt some very tough communal and personal life lessons in 2020, what can we look forward to in 2021?Next Normal. It will be the new “next normal”, we wont go back to our old way of life in so many aspects of work and life.As Winston Churchill said “when confronted by change it’s better to take it by the hand if you don’t it will take you by the throat”....
I wonder if like me, your family and friends are hoping that 2021 will be a far better year than 2020.
Many want to forget the year that has just passed and move on quickly.
However making use of my learning as an Officer in the British Army we always need to have an after action review (AAR) of what has passed.What did you learn from 2020 from the setbacks disappointments shocks surprises from...
What makes a good leader? We explore the question with leaders who have achieved great successes in their own right.
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Jonathan discusses the thorny subject of making mistakes as a leader. We all make them, but how do you cope with them? Are you an inspirational leader?