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The human mind is our most powerful tool, particularly the imagination from which all our achievements spring. But many of us unwittingly use this tool against ourselves, causing untold damage in the process.
2,335 views • Feb 12, 2019
The concept of respect is so misunderstood it has been hijacked to justify big egos and dark deeds. In reality, it only concerns ourselves and no one else.
1,026 views • Jan 31, 2019
Operational, marketing and financial challenges are the bread and butter of running an enterprise, but often the real issues go deeper. Entrepreneurs need an understanding of their inner dynamics to deal with themselves, not just the business.
1,448 views • Jan 31, 2019
Many meetings are the bane of corporate life - not because they are inherently a bad thing, but because they are used without intelligence. Here are 5 ways to make your meetings uplifting and energising.
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Jan 28, 2019
Summit Syndrome is the feeling of emptiness that can follow many of our achievements. These 3 strategies will help pre-empt a chronic lack of meaning that can compromise our mental health.
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Jan 25, 2019
Emotional Intelligence is not a function of seniority - those leaders that have it make these 4 conscious choices that others neglect.
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Jan 21, 2019
A statement of corporate values is considered a must-have by many leaders. But not only are they frequently meaningless and counter-productive, they represent aspiration rather than the reality that stakeholders experience. Scrapping them is the answer.
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Jan 7, 2019
Leadership recruitment is easily seduced by past achievement when attitudinal traits, not discernible through psychometrics are far more significant.
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Jan 3, 2019
Our evermore volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world makes diversity of thinking and creativity a non-negotiable leadership skill. Here is a simple guide to developing the one faculty that can deal with it.
Dec 22, 2018
Executive coaches can be as deficient as the clients they seek to help. Choose a good coach by being aware of 10 common bear-traps that coaches can fall into.
Dec 18, 2018
Working hard is not only bad for your health, it also fails to deliver meaning and accomplishment unless a healthy balance between work and rest is established.
Dec 14, 2018
Even if we can't operate as humans without an ego, we need to be aware of how an ego can control our leadership behaviour - and not always for the better.
Dec 6, 2018
Motivating others breeds dependency and creates unscalable and unsustainable organisations. Leaders need to shift the emphasis to their own behaviour as a source of inspiration, not motivation.
Dec 2, 2018
Asking the right questions is a fundamental leadership skill. Here we explore four examples of how to use questions to expand the boundaries of our thinking and feeling worlds - instrumental in the success of our organisations.
Nov 27, 2018
True integrity is developed within and never by referencing anything external. The process of corruption comes about when the individual compartmentalises anything that does not resonate with the rest of their mental world.
Nov 23, 2018
Businesses fail for many reasons but when you dig deeper and consider the real causes, things become a little clearer. Here are 3 ways in which leadership ignorance can wreck a business.
Nov 19, 2018
Leadership Development fails to take into account the realities of who and what we are as human beings and will never succeed in producing the leaders we need. Only leaders that develop self-awareness will have the vision to lead effectively.
Nov 15, 2018
Hero Leaders are often held in awe and esteem by those around them, yet in believing their own heroics, they do untold damage to the organisation, their employees and themselves.
Nov 11, 2018
Feelings at work are frequently discounted as a distraction and sign of weakness, immortalised by Star Trek's Mr Spock. The received wisdom is not only wrong, it undermines leadership and neglects the immense power that feelings facilitate, and without which we would be reduced to mere machines.
Nov 7, 2018
Our crisis of leadership is due to a lack of correlation between power and competency. 5 fundamental mistakes that lesser leaders make perpetuate it. When we deconstruct these, the solutions become as simple as the problems are absurd.
Nov 3, 2018
Leadership stress can only be dealt with effectively through a clear understanding of the inner mental and emotional dynamics which drive it, and taking personal responsibility for them.