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My life as an executive coach brings me into contact with some of the brightest minds in business. My blog is a way for me to share some of the more interesting, insightful and inspirational content available.
RAF – Develop your leadership coaching and mentoring whatever your organisation
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 …
Realism and Dawn of Hope for A Better year in 2021 (Part 2) – In the Bleak Mid Winter
2021 – Dawn of Hope for A Better Year Part 2 – In the Bleak Mid Winter Resilience for a Long recession. Also be prepared that the recession will last some years. Look at the great depre…
2021 – Dawn of Hope for A Better Year (Part 1)
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 o…
2020 After Action Review (AAR)
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 m…
What is Inspiring Leadership?
What makes a good leader? We explore the question with leaders who have achieved great successes in their own right. Listen to Scott Parazynski – NASA Astronaut and Everest Climber – &n…
How Do You Learn From Your Mistakes – I’ve Made A Few Myself…
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?
Beware Of Trying To Add Too Much Value
When you’re worried what people think about you you’ll be surprised how little they do. We often overdo it trying to impress too much. Jonathan shares his views and experiences in this …
Are you too busy to think?
You are paid to think, not to be busy – So shorten your meetings to make sufficient space to think. In this manic world in which we work, too many people approach it as if it is a dash to the…
Are You a “Systemic Disturber”?
I have just spend a fascinating couple of hours with Dom Burch the Senior Director for Marketing and Innovation at Asda Walmart. Dom writes an excellent blog that I thoroughly recommend http://domb…
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