A purpose is for life, not just work

A purpose is for life, not just work

Average reading time – 3 minutes 20 seconds Your purpose is for life, not just work. I have absolutely no doubt that having a clear sense of purpose makes us better leaders. When we know why we do what we do, the impact that we want to have and what truly motivates us, most things at […]

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From values to guiding principles

From values to guiding principles

There is a fundamental difference between doing leadership and being a leader. When we apply the latest tool or model that we have learned, we are doing leadership. People will do as we ask, but often no more. Our team will fulfil our requests because they have to, but not because they want to.  At […]

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How to be successful as a shy introvert – have courage

How to be successful as a shy introvert – have courage

One of the biggest misconceptions I come across in my line of work is that introverts are shy. I have stood with groups of leaders on countless occasions and explained that introversion and extroversion are not about how confident or shy we are; they are about where our energy comes from. During these discussions I […]

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Dropping the Mask

Dropping the Mask

Some of us consciously put on a mask when we go to work each day. We act in the way that we think someone doing our job, at our level should act. And then there are those of us who go to work without even realising that we are wearing a mask. There may be […]

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