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Radical candour

Radical candour

Average reading time: 3 minutes 12 seconds Despite having served in the British Army for ten years, I’m deeply uncomfortable with conflict. My drive to maintain harmony in all aspects of life is so strong that I’ll readily make personal sacrifices in the interest of avoiding any form of conflict.   It’s easy to put […]

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Basics done well

Basics done well

Average reading time: 1 minute 45 seconds 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 […]

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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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