Basics done well

Basics done well

I’ve just finished planning my day over a fantastic coffee in the café next to my office. In my moments of self-doubt (we all have them!) I sometimes think this is an expensive indulgence in terms of time and money. My inner saboteur tells me that I really should be getting on and doing stuff! […]

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23 lessons in leadership and life

23 lessons in leadership and life

1. Never communicate difficult messages via email. Deliver them in person, face-to-face – and if you really can’t do that then pick up the phone. It’s about integrity. 2. Our personal network is critical. Be intentional about developing, nurturing and protecting it. Your network is one of the best insurance policies you’ll ever have. (Thanks […]

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Building a high performing team is like a marriage

Building a high performing team is like a marriage

Average reading time: 2 minutes 20 seconds Creating and leading a high-performing team is a lot like getting married. When we commit to marriage, very little appears to change at a surface level. When in reality, we are entering into an entirely new relationship that requires much more effort and commitment. The same is true […]

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Why you need to say sorry more often

Why you need to say sorry more often

Average reading time: 2 minutes 50 seconds I get to hear the frustrations of many leaders in my line of work. There’s a common theme. Why do I get so many emails? Why do I get asked so many simple and obvious questions? Why can’t people just think for themselves? Why can’t people be more […]

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How to end 2018 on a high

How to end 2018 on a high

Average reading time – 4 minutes How’s your year going? Come the 31stDecember, will you look back on this year and judge it to have been a great year? Or will you look back on it with a sense of frustration and disappointment? Frustrated that you didn’t achieve your most important goals? Disappointed that you […]

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