The Future has Happened leadership performance Oct 14, 2020

It’s becoming very clear now that there is no “new normal” just around the corner.  The situation we are in now is the...

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What is leadership? leadership Oct 14, 2020

If you ask leaders what leaders do, they’ll talk about KPIs, profits, cost ratios, growth, product development and so on. They achieve...

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The questions you should be asking about meetings post lockdown performance Jun 03, 2020

A client said to me recently that lockdown had made her feel much more part of the senior team.  That sound like a very odd statement but...

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Six things you need to do to create a mature management team leadership May 11, 2020

There’s a quote from Sir Francis Drake that rings very true for organisational life today “There must be a beginning of any...

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Bereavement in the workplace performance Apr 29, 2020

Death is an inevitable fact of life.  From our pet hamster to our nearest and dearest we have to deal with death.  Death is never easy;...

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Becoming a new leader – the first 100 days leadership Apr 07, 2020

Telling leaders how to manage their first hundred days has become an industry.  It’s an industry fuelled by investors and boards (and...

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How to survive in the 21st Century – Think the Unthinkable leadership Feb 05, 2020

As we go through the inevitable sad recital of the results from once great companies who have, once again failed to meet the expectations of their...

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Best Behaviours of High Performance performance Nov 25, 2019

As a high performing driven sales leader, I have consistently delivered results and created impact with teams who have deep desires to win and be...

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Leading in a time of fear leadership Nov 11, 2019

The three things that will help you lead in a time of fear

There’s a lot of good advice written about leadership in times of ambiguity and...

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3 Steps you are missing from your sales transformation leadership performance Nov 04, 2019

I have had a number of meetings with senior leaders recently who are looking to "radically" transform their sales teams to improve their business...

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The Terror of the Matrix (and how to avoid it) leadership Oct 16, 2019

If you want to strike fear into the heart of a business, suggest that it moves to a matrix organisation. 

If you want to meet confused,...

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Evolving as a Leader - The Road to Colombo leadership Feb 11, 2019

In less than 2 weeks, I am competing in my first Ironman 70.3. For those of you that are not au fait with the lingo, this means a 1.9 km open water...

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