Why positive messaging matters to your brain, and why negative messaging does too... #bullying #covid19leadership #defyexpectations #executivecoaching #neuroscience Feb 09, 2021

A major theme in our free online bullying course has been just how dominant the emotional part of our brains (limbic brain) are over the thinking...

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How to lead with tough love in tough times leadership Feb 02, 2021

Love is not weak, love is not a doormat, love does not compromise, but love is compassionate, listening and understanding. Love does not sit there...

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It takes more than a great invention to get product to market. #innovation Jan 30, 2021

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog for Defy Expectations about the unsung heroes of logistics. We are now through the well-deserved euphoria about how...

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Career Discoveries - why it matters now more than ever Jan 27, 2021

Last week we highlighted the main components of the Intelligent Career Model that underpins our new Career Discoveries course.  The call to...

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A perfect time for Bullying to thrive bullying Jan 26, 2021

If you had to design a time when bullying behaviour would thrive you could not do better than now.   We decided to launch a free course...

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An Intelligent Career Model for managing your career in Covid times #careers Jan 22, 2021

A new model for managing careers

Developed in conjunction with leading online learning platform Kajabi we have built the closest thing to coaching...

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Why right now we need leaders who can tell the truth Jan 21, 2021

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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Forget goals, forget passion, get a system in place for running your career Jan 14, 2021

Last week we introduced our new Career Discoveries online portal for self-managing your career as we emerge from the shadows of Covid19. This week...

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Have you got G.R.I.T? leadership Jan 11, 2021

Life in 2021 offers many opportunities to embrace change and lead in the manner that we want to; to become the leader we want to. But alongside...

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Take responsibility for your own career. Career Discoveries - a virtual, full life-cycle career coaching resource.    #careers Jan 07, 2021

Pain is being felt on the ground right now as the lagged effect of a year of the virus kicks in. In the UK alone redundancies hit a record 370,000...

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Why Bullying is a Board Issue leadership performance Dec 03, 2020

When people talk about bullying, they tend to see it from the point of view of the individual.

Bullying for individuals is appalling.  It...

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Bullies, Risk-takers and Disruptors: Can you tell the difference? performance Nov 26, 2020

One of my co-founders at Defy Expectations, Pat Chapman-Pincher, has written powerfully and succinctly in the last fortnight about bullying and...

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