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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.
The Best Business Leadership from the Armed Forces
Below is the link to the feature Mikaela Roche recorded with Jonathan, which was played on both BFBS Radio and BFBS Radio 2. Well worth listening to: http://audioboo.fm/boos/250080-radio-interview…
The Public Sector isn’t working
A friend of mine worked in 2010 in a management role within a Government department. After 3 months he had achieved all his objectives and tasks for the following 12 months. He had exceeded all h…
How much is enough?
As Oliver Johnston says “when you dont have enough, more is good. When you have enough, or more than enough is more good?” The leaders I know (and indeed I myself) have enough, or more…
Save Money in Bored Meetings
Assume some Partners in a global professional services firm are charged out at £500 an hour (very conservative). If 12 of them meet for an ineffectual meeting then that costs the firm £6,000 in lo…
If You were CEO for 1day, what would you do?
As young managers, I and my peers were swift to criticise those in the CEO roles. We had all the ideas, energy, passion and few of the real responsibilities. “Why dont they do this or that?&#…
What to do about the political leadership vacuum
This is not the moment to have a crisis of leadership in the UK. Talk to me to use effective techniques to get adversaries to agree the best for the country’s future
How Much is Enough?
The Goldman Sachs potential scandle raises the question of corporate greed again and just how much profit is enough. How much do you think is enough for you?
Click to view my article, on Thomson Reuters website, on bullying in the workplace.
How to live before you die. Listen to what an inspirational leader advises…
I found Steve Jobs very inspiring and also moving in his address at Stanford University. I hope you enjoy it too – Visit the link – http://www.ted.com/talks/steve_jobs_how_to_live_befor…
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