Stepping into another leaders shoes is never that easy, the team you inherit is not your own and the relationships that have been established, for good or for bad, do not include you. As a new leader you have a short window of opportunity to create a ‘fresh start feeling’ in the team and to […]
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There is a critical but largely ignored aspect of leadership success, the conversations that leaders have that are designed to engage, enthuse, direct and motivate their work colleagues to deliver sustainable improved results. The quality of conversation in an organisation is an accurate barometer to the quality of the thinking taking place and therefore largely determines […]
The job of a Change Maker, to borrow a much used phrase, is to ‘comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable’. Despite the huge amount of change we are all exposed to in our day-to-day lives, the psychology of resistance has not changed one iota. Put simply, we still prefer what we know and are […]
The Pressures of Work No pressure no diamonds – is a great quote from Thomas Carlyle that epitomises a winning response towards the pressures of work…and life. I recall being told quite early in my career that a diamond was simply a dead piece of wood put under immense pressure. This insight changed my perspective […]
Far too many vision statements and accompanying strategy presentations put people to sleep. Leaders find them difficult to present and participants find them even more difficult to listen to. They are full of corporate and management speak that fails to engage the heart as well as the head of the people they are developed by and for. Enough of […]