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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.
07 Feb

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 …
06 Feb

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…
06 Feb

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 …
20 Jan

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…
05 Oct

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…
01 Jun

Tell Your Story

As a leader others need to find you credible. Are you worthy of their trust? Why should they be led by you? In the military we gave our lives following leaders and had to be certain they would not …
20 May

Your Next Job – Give it Meaning & Purpose

Are you living your life on purpose? If not its time to think again. How robust and sustainable is your job? Daniel Pink uses 3 criteria to check this: 1. Can someone else do your job cheaper and f…
02 Apr

How Do You Bring Out The Very Best in Your Introverted Colleagues?

Watch the TED talk- Susan Cain: The power of introverts. http://www.ted.com/talks/susan_cain_the_power_of_introverts.html In her book Quiet Susan talks about how to bring out the best in Introverts…
26 Mar

Do You Really Care About Your Staff & Clients, Or Are They Just “Muppets”?

So do you really have respect for and care for your clients? Or are they really just a source for your own wealth and when they are not in the room are you disdainful, disrespectful and rude about …

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