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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.
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…
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 …
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…
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…
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 …
Leaders Are Made, Not Born – Brain Plasticity
For years arguments have raged as to whether leaders are born or made. New research on neuroscience points strongly that our experience continually shapes our neural connections in an effect known …
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