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.
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I found Steve Jobs very inspiring and also moving in his address at Stanford University. I hope you enjoy it too – Visit the link –
A very simple fable to read it will probably take you no more than 4 hours. Key themes:
Plan and prepare before your meetings
daily five-minute huddles
surface conflict and build passion and energy
The finest leaders have a very clear set of values and beliefs and principles by which they lived their lives and lead others. Such clarity is very attractive to follows and creates a powerful sense of personal energy, calm and wisdom.
The absence of meaning and purpose for a leader is a deadly virus which infects a team and potentially the whole organisation.
So what do your followers say about...
I recommend the book by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones called “clever”. Makes me realise that I’m very fortunate to have recruited and be working with a very clever team of board and executive coaches. They have all taught me so much and it requires me to lead them in a special way which allows their talents and abilities to flourish with sufficient autonomy, continual search for...
The new book is called “Drive – the surprising truth about what really motivates us”. I heard Daniel speak at the RSA and found him highly engaging, very human and motivational. It will turn what you think about bonuses and extrinsic motivation into a greater focus on intrinsic motivation.
If you know now what you will know in 2011, how would you act and behave differently?