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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.
Are You a Challenger or a Bystander?
We are still seeing some unhealthy and toxic behaviours in our most famous organisations. I am concerned that this is particularly the case in are number of global financial organisations. Why don…
“Disturb Me, Please” – time to think differently
I have been inspired my the writings of Margaret J Wheatley which I attach a short article of hers below. Disturb Me, Please! The Works: Your Source to Being Fully Alive, Summer 2000 If we are peop…
What does the “Lie in LIBOR” mean for you?
Perhaps you think The lies in the LIBOR scandal doesn’t affect you? The CEO and chairman resign, 13 employees disciplined and five dismissed at Barclays, 25 bankers were forced to leave UBS a…
So you think integrity is a nice to have?
How corrosive do you think a lack of integrity is for a company? Here are some recent examples that I have come across: 1. Senior executives who overlook dishonesty in their staff, as long as those…
You need courageous employees not more rules and regulations to tackle corruption
Many Thanks to Peter Neville Lewis and his South African colleague, Wendy Addison, Founder of Speak Out – Speak Up for the powerful words below. I have reproduced this from his wonderful …
How can you create a high performing team?
What is it that will make your team high-performing; while others are merely average? Your key ingredient to inspiring leadership within your team, who in turn inspire others is to build strong, tr…
Do you need a PEP talk?
I hope that you enjoy this uplifting video http://www.ted.com/talks/kid_president_i_think_we_all_need_a_pep_talk.html There is so much that we can learn from our very young children. They are less …
How can you make 2013 your best year yet?
Do you shy away from defining crucial New Year’s Resolutions like: 1. What are your top 3 goals for this year? 2. Who do you want to be this year -so how will you behave and treat your colle…
Crucible Moments that shape you
It’s the admission of your mistakes as a leader that resonate most with those you lead or mentor. Of course it is inspiring to hear stories of you overcoming insurmountable odds, wisely handl…
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