I’m often asked “What makes a great leader?” I discuss various aspects of what works and what doesn’t in conversation with Maribel Ortega. Sit back, enjoy and make some notes – it will give you lots to think about and do. For more information click on the image and watch the video on YouTube.
There’s a huge increase in people understanding that they no longer want to work the way they did. So what can YOU do to get yourself ready for the ‘New Normal’ – a world where we don’t go back to the old ways of working? Where more and more executives are looking for a different […]
Take some time out to listen to this podcast on the challenges of transformation and how they relate to planning for a Post-COVID world.
It seems everyone is being accused of spreading fake news these days. So how do you prevent that happening to you? Reaching for Twitter doesn’t seem to add much to the debate – it simply throws more fuel onto the fire. What else can we do to counter the idea that what we are saying […]
We are facing some huge challenges at all levels. Political upheaval, social unrest and terrorism on the increase. But dealing with this requires leadership and new ways of doing things. There’s no excuse – get creative. At a time when nobody seems to have a clue about what to do about anything there’s a simple […]
Are we being asked the same questions over and over? Or is it simply the case that voting time is here again? There doesn’t seem to be much clarity about what anybody wants right now. Brexit or No Brexit. Hard or soft. Devolution or centralised control (from Westminster or Brussels). Open tolerant society or retreat […]
There’s a lot of talk right now about the economics of Brexit and Scottish Independence. For those getting bogged down in “things will be worse for a while” let me throw in a much longer-term idea. Coaching societal change. It is also quite significant in its impact. If we were coaching Scotland to be more […]
Be crazy … Crazy world, crazy times. But there are rewards for being crazy. Too often the focus is on following a standard process but sometimes, to succeed, you have to take a leap. Take Martin (not his real name) who is about to move down under with his girlfriend and begin life all over. […]
As many commentators have pointed out, 2016 was seismic in its change. However I think it is also the year when we started to become self-aware. It is easy to run along the rails of life without questioning our values or how those interact with those of others. Perhaps that is why there was expressed […]
So there we have it – the race for the White House has resulted in yet another major upset for a western democracy. Yet already the commentators are pointing to Hillary Clinton’s lack of authenticity as a prime cause. Is this a lesson for the business community? Leaders have to connect with those they are […]